Bogard, Chuck


Title
Bogard, Chuck
Creator:
Bogard, Chuck(Charles F.), 1929-, interviewee; Nordhaus, Hannah, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2004
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant

Subjects: work at Rocky Flats from 1955 to 1995 (engineering and plant design, Shift Superintendent, Emergency Director), design of gloveboxes for work with plutonium, Buildings 111, 991, 76 (776), 771, offsite location for engineering and purchasing for several years, building design considerations due to use of plutonium in buildings, use of negative pressure, use of inert atmosphere in gloveboxes after 1969 fire, building of nitrogen facility to supply inert atmosphere for fire prevention, change in design of plenum (filter) system in building 776 after 1969 fire, design process for new machines, 1969 fire, security precautions at Rocky Flats, PSZ (perimeter security zone), Q-clearance, evaluation of Dow, Rockwell and EG&G as employers, Department of Energy, use of berrylium at the plant, women at Rocky Flats (permission to work overtime, move into production), safety at Rocky Flats (for workers, for surrounding areas), 1957 fire, thoughts about Rocky Flats protesters, thoughts about the closure of Rocky Flats, thoughts about Rocky Flats and the Cold War.

Bogard, Chuck (Charles F.), 1929-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.

Subject:
Bogard, Chuck (Charles F.), 1929-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Plutonium Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
Original Format:
Notes:
Part one of this interview is here. For part two, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNFtsBuMa_Q&feature=youtu.be
Local call number:
OH1281
Copyright:
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