Ed McNamara


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Ed McNamara
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Date Recorded:
2004
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DESCRIPTION
Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant — Subjects: product engineering at Rocky Flats (Special Assembly Group that built prototype pits for nuclear weapons, testing of pits, documentation of procedures), 1969 fire, health and safety at Rocky Flats plant (exposure to plutonium dust, monitoring for contamination, transuranium registry, cancer risk from Rocky Flats work compared to general population), media portrayal of Rocky Flats, work atmosphere under Dow Chemical management, security procedures, a typical day at Rocky Flats, architectural changes in buildings, protesters, women workers in hot area of Rocky Flats. Includes videographed photographs of prototype pits for nuclear weapons, and Rocky Flats employees.
A typewritten summary of the interview is available.

CREATOR
McNamara, Ed(Edwin), 1924-, interviewee
Nordhaus, Hannah, interviewer

SUBJECT
Oral histories.
McNamara, Ed, (Edwin), 1924-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History

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eng
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Local call number:
OH1209
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