Hedges briefly describes the creation of the Michigan State University computer science department before shifting the focus of the interview to his work at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Topics include: the work of Rick Adrion in theoretical computer science; the proposal process; NSF's Coordinated Experimental Research Program and similar infrastructure programs; and the manner in which grants influenced the development of computer science programs in the U.S.
Harry George Hedges, OH 221. Oral history interview by Frederik Nebeker, 26 September 1990, Washington, D.C. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107351
Transcript, 29 pp.
Hedges, Harry George; Nebeker, Frederik.
Oral history interview with Harry G. Hedges.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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