In this interview Carl Djerassi begins with his early years in Vienna and Bulgaria, including his schooling at the American College in Sofia. This is followed by his immigration to the United States, with special…
- Interviewee Djerassi, Carl
- Interviewer Thackray, Arnold, 1939- and Sturchio, Jeffrey L.
- Subject Syntex Corporation, Chemistry, Organic, Djerassi, Carl, Cetus Corporation, Zoecon Corporation, Chemists, Wayne State University, Steroids, Ciba Pharmaceutical Company, Chemists--Biography, Stanford University, and Chemistry
Herbert C. Brown studied at Crane Junior College, where he became fascinated by chemistry and its history; when Crane closed down, Brown was among the students invited to work in Nicholas D. Cheronis' Synthetical…