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Albert Wohlstetter

AKA Albert James Wohlstetter

Born: 19-Dec-1913
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 10-Jan-1997
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Nuclear strategist

Influence of Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz. Colleague of Herman Kahn at RAND.

Father: Philip Wohlstetter
Mother: Nellie Friedman
Wife: Roberta Wohlstetter (until his death, d. 2007)
Daughter: Joan Wohlstetter Hall

    University: BA, City College of New York (1934)
    University: MA Mathematics, Columbia University (1937)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1964-80)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: University of California at Los Angeles

    RAND Corporation Policy Analyst (1951-63)
    Hoover Institution
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 7-Nov-1985

Author of books:
Swords from Plowshares: The Military Potential of Civilian Nuclear Energy (1979, technology)
Nuclear Heuristics: Selected Writings of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter (2009, collection)

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