O. A. Battista begins the interview by describing his childhood in Cornwall, Canada, as one of eight siblings born to a poor, uneducated laborer and a housewife. Battista proudly details his family's hard-working nature…
- Interviewee Battista, O. A. (Orlando Aloysius), 1917-1995
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject FMC Corporation, Viscose process, O. A. Battista Research Institute, Battista, O. A. (Orlando Aloysius), 1917-1995, Chemists--Biography, University of Texas, Microcrystalline polymers, American Viscose Corporation, Psychotropic drugs, Cellulose--Chemistry, and Hemostasis, Surgical