Frank Thone (1891-1949) interviewing Science Talent Search finalists, 1945

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Science Service biology editor Frank Thone (1891-1949) interviewed seven finalists in the fourth annual Science Talent Search on an Adventures in Science radio broadcast, February 17, 1945. Left to right: Matthew R. Kegelman, Ruth Reichart, Andrew M. Sessler, Madeline Lenore Levy, Richard Henry Milburn, Andrew Streitwieser, Frank Thone, and Marion Cecile Joswick. Ruth Reichart explained her interest in brain-wave patterns; Madeline Levy described her embryology experiments; and Marion Joswick told about her goal of becoming a research metallurgist.


  • Thone, Frank 1891-
  • Science Service

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0007

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