AUTHORBush, Vannevar
TITLEPieces of the Action
PUBLISHERWilliam Morrow and Company
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1970
ISBNno number - use WorldCat search box


This autobiography of Vannevar Bush presents “The personal record of 60 event-filled years by the distinguished scientist who took an active and decisive part in shaping them” (book cover). The author served as Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development and advisor to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman during World War II. He writes of organizations with which he was involved, stumbling blocks he overcame, his opinions of great men, and his experiences with inventing, teaching, and leadership. Bush also includes biographical notes on a multitude of his contemporaries that are useful in understanding his experiences and the events mentioned in the book.


Find in a Library with

creative commons - some rights reserved
This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons License.