Kennedy, Barham Foster, 1929- (interviewee), Plasky, Joseph G. (interviewer)
Kennedy's interview details his working career, including working with the nylon polymerization process and working on the team that installed the first computer at the DuPont plant at Martinsville in 1958, and his promotion to managing the explosives department in 1976 as the result of the July 4 explosion. He also helped with the first carpet fiber at the Seaford plant, where he was the process supervisor. He then was promoted to production assistant for nylon in Wilmington in 1963 to assistant plant manager in Martinsville in 1968, and to manager of the Kinston plant in 1970. In his interview, Bannie underscores the importance of people in the corporate culture of DuPont as well as discipline in his personal management style.