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Alan Richards on Albert Einstein

Title
Alan Richards on Albert Einstein
Genre
Interview; Tribute
TX Date
14 Mar 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:02
Description
Photographer Alan Richards, author of Einstein As I Knew Him (published on the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s birth), describes meeting the scientist Albert Einstein in 1944 and taking his picture during the last twelve years of his life. Richards describes helping Einstein out of a storm sewer and says that Einstein did not like a lot of publicity. Telephone interview. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Alan Richards
Keywords
Books; Anniversary celebrations; Science; Photography; Photographers; Physics; Right to privacy; Publicity; Scientists; Commemorative events; Photographs; Physicists; Albert Einstein; Einstein As I Knew Him

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