Nelson, Jr., Robert M.


Title
Nelson, Jr., Robert M.
Creator:
Nelson, Robert M.Jr, 1941-, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2010
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Description:

Robert Nelson, a longtime administrator at the Nevada Test Site, was interviewed about his work as manager of the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in the early 1990s. He was brought in by the Department of Energy following the FBI raid of the plant. He describes his work in changing the safety culture at the plant, his relations with union leaders, and his efforts to be more open with the public and with the media. He also describes his work as an Episcopal priest and its impact on his role at Rocky Flats.
This interview is one of a series about the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.

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Subject:
Kelly, James D.
Nelson, Robert M. Jr, 1941-.
Romer, Roy R., 1928-.
Watkins, James D.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Labor unions Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Radiation Safety measures.
Rocky Flats (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1652
Copyright:
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