Documentary Night: Vannevar Bush


Vannevar Bush (March 11, 1890 – June 28, 1974) was an American engineer, inventor and science administrator, who during World War II headed the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD), through which almost all wartime military R&D was carried out, including important developments in radar and the initiation and early administration of the Manhattan Project. He emphasized the importance of scientific research to national security and economic well-being, and was chiefly responsible for the movement that led to the creation of the National Science Foundation.AFTER the documentary - we can have a brief discussion session. NOTE: You must supply your own soda pop and popcorn! :-) Trivia may also follow, so bring your Jeopardy hats too!Agenda: 5:00 PM - Welcome and Introductions, Chapter business update; (on your own) Pizza, Popcorn and Soda Pop5:05 PM - Documentary6:05 PM - End of Documentary; Start of Q & A; Group Discussion6:15 PM - Wrap UpALL times are in EST/EDT (UTC-4 or UTC-5) depending upon local day light savings times in when effectVirtual: