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The Computer Pioneers is a video oral history project dedicated to the early history of computing produced by Richard Jay Solomon in 1983. Intended to be a documentary series, "The Computer Pioneers: An Experiment in Video Oral History Part One: Origins of Electronic Computation During World War II" was the only segment which was edited and produced. Included here is this as well as the raw interview footage of Brian Randell and Michael Woodger and an introduction by Richard Solomon from which the production was created from.

The Computer Pioneers: An Experiment in Video Oral History Part One: Origins of Electronic Computation During World War II- 1983, Helen Slotkin, Ithiel Pool, Richard Solomon, Brian Randell, Michael Woodger, Jan Rajchman, John Grist Brainerd, Herman Goldstine, Garry J. Tee, John McCarthy, Perry Crawford, Kenneth Bowles, Jay Stratton, Gordon Brown, Albert Hill, Nathan Rochester, Kay Mauchly, Harry Huskey, Jean Sammet, Gisela Hoelzl, Robert Fano, and Richard Clippinger.

An introduction by Richard Solomon - 1983, Richard Solomon

Interview footage of Michael Woodger and Brian Randell - Date Unknown, Michael Woodger, Brian Randell

Interview footage of Brian Randell - Date Unknown, Brian Randell