Oral history of British science

Brooker, Tony (Part 12 of 14). An Oral History of British Science.

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:10

  • Shelf mark

    C1379/09

  • Subjects

    Computer Software

  • Recording date

    2010-06-10

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Thorpe-le-Soken

  • Interviewees

    Brooker, Ralph Anthony, 1925- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Lean, Thomas (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 12: Comments on student unrest at Essex University: influence of American universities, origins in UK at LSE, arrived at Essex in 1968; role of David Triesman, now Lord Triesman in unrest; TB sitting on a tribunal; student occupations. Remarks on student unrest at University of Kent Canterbury c.1990. [Interview paused due to TV noise]

  • Description

    Life story interview with computer scientist Tony Brooker

  • Related transcripts

    Tony Brooker interviewed by Tom Lean: full transcript of the interview

  • Related links

    Visit this interviewee's page on the 'Voices of Science' web resource

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