Heilmeier describes his introduction to the Department of Defense as a White House Fellow assigned to the Office of the Secretary of Defense working in the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering. Most of the interview is devoted to his years as Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (1975-1979). He discusses programmatic changes (including those pertaining to artificial intelligence), budgetary issues, personnel, and relations with management.
George H. Heilmeier, OH 226. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 27 March 1991, Livingston, New Jersey. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107352
Transcript, 24 pp.
Heilmeier, George H..
Oral history interview with George H. Heilmeier.
Charles Babbage Institute.
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