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Vannevar Bush

Scientist, Inventor (11-Mar-1890 — 30-Jun-1974)


Montgomery Meigs. Managing Uncertainty: Vannevar Bush, James B. Conant and the Development of the Atomic Bomb. University of Wisconsin Press. 1985. 288pp.

James M. Nyce; Paul Kahn (editors). From Memex To Hypertext: Vannevar Bush and the Mind's Machine. Academic Press. 1991. 367pp.

G. Pascal Zachary. Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century. MIT Press. 1999. 518pp.


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  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.159)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.110)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.237)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.159)

  11. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.79)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.105)

  13. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.23)

  14. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.439)

  15. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.110)

  16. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.768)

  17. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.71)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.81)

  19. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.123)

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