Oral history interview with Robert N. Naughten

Oral history interview with Robert N. Naughten

  • 2007-Jan-24

Robert N. Naughten grew up in rural California during the Great Depression. He attended Sequoia High School and met Gordon Moore partially through football and swimming. Moore and Naughten commuted from home to San Jose State University for two years before moving to University of California, Berkeley. The two became roommates and were part of the co-op program. Upon graduating from the pre-med program Naughten was called to participate in the Naval Reserve's effort in the Korean War. After returning from two tours in Korea, Naughten migrated to the East Coast to attend medical school at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Returning to California for an internship at Highland General Hospital. Naughten concluded the interview with reflections on the philanthropic contributions of Gordon and Betty Moore and traits that make Gordon Moore an ideal CEO.

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  • 24 pages
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  • Science History Institute
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  • Courtesy of Science History Institute

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Robert N. Naughten, interviewed by David C. Brock in Saratoga, California on January 24, 2007. Philadelphia: Science History Institute, n.d. Oral History Transcript 0356. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/9k41zf50r.

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The published version of the transcript may diverge from the interview audio due to edits to the transcript made by staff of the Center for Oral History, often at the request of the interviewee, during the transcript review process.

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