Archives:The Computer Pioneers: An Experiment in Video Oral History Part One: Origins of Electronic Computation During World War II
The Computer Pioneers is a video oral history project dedicated to the early history of computers produced by Richard Jay Solomon in 1983. This archive includes the first installment of an unfinished documentary series as well as raw interview footage of Brian Randell and Michael Woodger and an introduction by Richard Solomon that was not included in the finished project. This part of the documentary series discusses advancements in computing during World War II.
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