Freiberg, Kenneth J.


Title
Freiberg, Kenneth J.
Creator:
Freiberg, Kenneth J., 1932-, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer; McCutcheon, Liz, videographer;
Date Recorded:
2011
Date digitized:
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Description:

Ken Freiberg discusses many aspects of his long and varied career at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, where he started in 1953 as a radiation monitor in Health Physics; then moved through other jobs that had increasing responsibilities, including heading the maintenance services division, and working with other nuclear sites; and continuing through the closure of Rocky Flats. He discusses in detail the fires at Rocky Flats and other significant incidents, as well as planning and construction of the 371 building and why it was not used in a significant way for production.
This interview is one of a series about the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.
Automation at Rocky Flats.

View DVD and time-indexed transcript at Carnegie Branch Library.

Subject:
Freiberg, Kenneth J., 1932-.
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons in the press.
Nuclear weapons industry Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons Moral and ethical aspects.
Radiation monitoring.
Radiation Safety measures.
Rocky Flats (Colo.) History Biography. Thornton (Colo.)
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1700
Copyright:
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