Gordon M. Kline begins the interview by discussing his work at the National Bureau of Standards during the 1930s, where he focussed on applications of organic resins to aviation. This is followed by a general discussion of his work as head of the Bureau's Organic Plastics Section and as Technical Editor of Modern Plastics. A lengthy section of the interview is devoted to Kline's experiences in Germany in 1945, investigating German plastics laboratories, plants, and processes. The next major portion of the interview covers Kline's experiences as an administrator of the Division of Polymers at the National Bureau of Standards and his role in setting national and international standards of testing for synthetic polymer products. The interview concludes with a brief discussion of Kline's education at Colgate University and at the University of Maryland.
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Kline, Gordon M. (Gordon Mabey), interviewed by Jeffrey L. Meikle in Lake Worth, Florida on May 16, 1987. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0070. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/4q77fs343.
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