Weaver, Jack Dale


Title
Weaver, Jack Dale
Creator:
Weaver, Jack Dale, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer; ;
Date Recorded:
1999
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

People: Jack Weaver (long-time Rocky Flats employee, currently a consultant at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site), Len Ackland, Leroy Moore, Margaret Schonbeck, Niels Schonbeck

 

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant

 

Topics: working as Chemical Operator in 771 Building, unions, strike, working in glove boxes, moving from labor to management, advancement opportunities, 1969 fire in Building 776, secrecy, security in early days, night shift work, health concerns, attitude towards protesters, talking to people in the “anti-nuke” world (Leroy Moore) and to journalist Len Ackland, adjustment to end of production, transition to environmental clean-up, FBI raid in 1989, alleged incinerator burning used as entry, contractor Rockwell’s fine, feeling that government as well as contractors were responsible, clean-up issues, cost, continuing contamination, placement of Rocky Flats.

 

 

Subject:
Boulder (Colo.) History.
Rocky Flats plant (U.S.)
Language:
eng
Original Format:
Notes:
Local call number:
OH0965
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
Tags:
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,