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VHS tape of "Trial by Fire and…

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth is the speaker in this lecture given at Alabama A&M.
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Interviews with Wernher von Braun…

Interview with Dr. von Braun by Dr. Emme. Beginning of side 1 to 19:50.
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Interview with Dieter Grau.

Dieter Grau interviewed on failure analysis and management of Saturn program. Both sides of tape.
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Interviews with Shields and…

Interview with Davenport (0-23:44 S1) and Shields (23:44 S1 - end S2). Topics covered include the reliability of the F1 engine, Skylab, and electronic…
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Interviews with Sawyer and Kudebeh…

Interviews with Sawyer (0 - 16:58 S1) and Kudebeh (16:58 S1 - end S2) on weight penalties, schedule/performance bonuses, and project management.
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Interviews with Weidner and…

Side 1 is an interview with Weidner and Neubert on the testing of Saturn and the different design philosophies of various NASA groups.
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Interview with Bauer.

Interview on the developments on Thor applied to the Saturn Program, structures, Welding, Machining of Part, and Insulation of the rocket. Both sides of tape.
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Interview with Ed Mims.

Interview on the fuels involved in the Saturn as well as the transport and management of these fuels. Both sides of tape.
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Interview with Schwartz (chief…

Interview on the development of Saturn engine design and control, as well as life at the Mississippi engine test site. Both sides of the tape.
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Interview with Newell.

Interview on the Development of Saturn and the general design and management philospohy of NASA. One side of tape only.
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Interview with H. Paul.

Interview with German engineer on engine design, propellants, thermodynamics, and design barriers and overcoming them. Both sides of tape.
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Interviews with Fontaine and…

Interview with Rocketdyne engineers on rocket engine design and stability. Both sides of tape.
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Interview with G.A. Phelps (Seal…

Interview on Materials Management, Configuration Management, and Changes in Design. Full side of tape.
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Dr. Adolf Thiel, Jim Shepherd, Bob…

Phone Conversation with Dr. Adolf Thiel about Dr. Wernher von Braun and their time working together at Peenemünde and in the United States. Side 1 begninning to…
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Tom Shaver (VB assistant), Sarah…

Interview with Tom Shaver on Wernher von Braun, describing his character, personality, and funny stories from his time as von Braun's assistant. Entirety of…
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Jim Shepherd.

Interview with Jim Shepherd on memories from Wernher von Braun, including him hunting and working with space camp. Both sides of tape.
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Dr. William Lucas.

Interview with Dr. William Lucas on Wernher von Braun, comparing and contrasting him to Robert Goddard and setting up the University of Alabama in Huntsville,…
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John Glenn.

Phone Conversation with a Senator on interactions with astronaut John Glenn and Wernher von Braun. Full side of tape.
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Fred Ordway, Rev. A. Emil Joffrion.

Fred Ordway talks about notable stories with Wernher von Braun, including attending meetings, hunting, and von Braun's sense of humor. Both sides of tape.
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Tom Wolfe and Walter Cronkite.

Side one of tape is a recording of a speech given by Tom Wolfe to a Rotary Club on the making and the early years on the United States space program. Recording…
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Dr. William Pickering, Dr. A.K.…

Phone call between Dr. William Pickering and Bob Ward on encounters Pickering had with Wernher von Braun. Not very audible. Side 1 up to 19:00.
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Chas. Hewitt.

Phone conversation between Bob Ward and Mr. Hewitt. Hewitt speaks about Wernher von Braun's gift for oration and some of the stories he shared about his past.…
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Dorette Schlidt, Bill Lucas, Jim…

Phone call between Dorette Schlidt and Bob Ward on different aspects and emotions of the von Brauns leaving Huntsville, Alabama. Side 1 thru 6:00.
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C.E. "Ed" Monroe Jr., David…

Phone call between Bob Ward and C.E. Monroe. Short talk centers around Wernher von Braun and living on Monte Sano in Huntsville, Alabama. All of side 1.
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Alex McCool.

Interview between Bob Ward and Alex McCool. Topic covered included Wernher von Braun's interactions with Marshall personnel as well as how history will…
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Ed Grubbs and Geo. Fehler, Gen.…

Conversation between Bob Ward and Ed Grubbs, a pilot of Wernher von Braun. Covered are von Braun's love of flying and his health towards the end of his life.…
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P. Petroff, Dr I.M. Levitt.

Bob Ward interviews P. Petroff, asking about Wernher von Braun stories. Petroff relates a number of stories relating to von Braun's early life. Side 1 of tape.
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Jay Foster.

Conversation between Bob Ward and Jay Foster on interaction with Wernher von Braun. Foster relates a number of stories touching on von Braun's love of flying…
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Leland Belew.

Talk between Leland Belew and Bob Ward about Wernher von Braun. Belew relates a couple of stories relation to von Braun's planning ability, his role in Skylab,…
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Ed Barisford, Al Berisford, Ralph…

Phone call from Bob Ward to Ed Barisford regarding any stories involving Wernher von Braun he knew. Barisford related a couple stories about von Braun's flying…
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Chuck Lundquist, Werner Dahm.

Bob Ward calls Chuck Lundquist to talk about and stories he knows relating to Wernher von Braun. Lundquist relates a few tales relating to von Braun's work in…
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Harry Atkins, Cronkite's offce,…

Phone call from Bob Ward to Harry Atkins. Conversation about Wernher von Braun stories and how the space program began in Huntsville. Also discussed is…
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Frank Williams.

Frank Williams talks to Bob Ward about Wernher von Braun. Of particular note are stories regarding von Braun's office relationships and his ability to…
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Rocky Clarke, Frank Williams.

Phone conversation between Bob Ward and Rocky Clarke on Wernher von Braun. Topics covered include von Braun's humor and his relations with other team members.…
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Georg von Tiesenhausen.

Phone call between Georg von Tiesenhausen and Bob Ward on working with Wernher von Braun on the V2 rocket. Bad static in first half of tape. Entirety of side 1.
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Lee B. James.

Bob Ward gets lunch with Lee B. James. They discuss stories relating to Wernher von Braun over lunch. Mentioned are von Braun's meeting style, speeches,…
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Frances G. Moore, Ellery May, …

Bob Ward calls Frances G. Moore to ask about stories relating to Wernher von Braun. Main story relates to what some of the engineers did after work. Side 1…
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Ivo Sparkman, Jim Daniels.

Short phone call where Bob Ward inquires about Ivo Sparkman's husband, Senator John Sparkman, and his relationship with President Roosevelt. Side 1 to 3:00…