Butenandt, Adolf and Telschow, Ernst on 1985 June 7: in German.

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Abstract/Description: Joint interview with Ernst Telschow. Discussion of Butenandt and Telschow's tenures at the Kaiser-Wilhelm Gesellschaft, particularly during the 1930s and 1940s (Max Planck, Fritz Haber, Otto Hahn); scientists remaining in Germany during this period (Werner Heisenberg); Rockefeller Foundation funding; Nazi power and influence. Postwar investigations by the Allies. Discussion of past presidents of the Kaiser-Wilhelm Gesellschaft; postwar funding; relations with industry.
Subject(s): Butenandt, Adolf, 1903-
Haber, Fritz, 1868-1934
Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Planck, Max, 1858-1947
Telschow, Ernst, 1889-1988
Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften.
Rockefeller Foundation -- Research grants
Nazis -- Germany -- Influence
Nuclear energy -- International cooperation
Scientists -- Germany -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities