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Title: A Conversation with W. Donald Cooke
Authors: Cooke, W. Donald
Wilcox, Charles
Keywords: Oral history
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Aspects of Cornell University history
Issue Date: Sep-2006
Publisher: Internet-First University Press
Abstract: Sponsored by the Oral History Project of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, led by Charles Wilcox and Kelly Strickland, this presents an extended interview with a senior member of the faculty, W. Donald Cooke, in which he shares his life's journey, professional interests and reflections about the distinctive character of his department and its nurturing environment. Short biographies of interviewee and interviewer [Charles Wilcox] are included, in addition to a photo gallery and list of publications of the interviewee. Video Total Run Time: [40 minutes]. Topics covered: [minutes: seconds]: Introduction [1:31]; Growing up in Philadelphia [5:17]; Army Air Force [4:52]; Coming Home [2:38]; Graduate School at Penn [4:42]; Postdoctoral at Princeton [2:00]; Cornell [1:05]; Research Support [0:48]; Cornell - Then and Now [1:03]; Regrets [1:54]; 1969 ? Troubled Times [3:50]; Vice President for Research [1:39]; Poker [0:35]; Conclusion [0:32]. The streaming video is openly accessible at: The DVD was produced by J. Robert Cooke.
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A Conversation with W. Donald Cooke
Cooke, W. Donald

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0_Cooke_Oral_History.pdfTable of Contents397.94 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
1_D Cooke_READ_FIRST.pdfREAD ME FIRST40.78 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
2_D_Cooke_CV.pdfCURRICULUM VITA70.58 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
3_D_Cooke_Publications.pdfList of Donald Cooke's Publications90.92 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
4_Charles_F_Wilcox.pdfCharles Wilcox Biography189.03 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
5_Cooke_July06_newsletter.pdfPoker Newsletter July 2006235.62 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
6_Cooke_Aug06_newsletter.pdfPoker Newsletter August 2006226.15 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
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