Kenneth E. Manchester was drafted after high school to serve in World War II and later attended San Jose State University. Manchester then completed a Ph.D. in chemistry at Stanford University under the supervision of…
Leo Brewer begins the interview with a description of his family and his early years growing up in Youngstown, Ohio. Brewer's father worked as a shoe repairman until the Depression hit in 1929. Brewer and his family…
- Interviewee Brewer, Leo, 1919-2005
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Chemistry, Physical and theoretical, Actinide elements, High temperature chemistry, University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry, Chemists--Biography, University of California, Berkeley. College of Chemistry, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Brewer, Leo, 1919-2005, Thermochemistry, Thermodynamics, Plutonium, and Manhattan Project (U.S.)