E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (sponsor), Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 (host)
Spokesman introduces Chemical Progress Week with a talk by Crawford Greenewalt, President of the DuPont Company. Greenewalt talks about the innovation of Nylon and the importance of chemical research. He concludes with an assertion of his faith in progress "as long as American industry is free to plan for the future." The commercial appeared during the May 18th 1954 broadcast of Cavalcade of America (Episode #59 "Moonlight School").
Transcript of a conversation about Wallace Carothers between Crawford Greenewalt and Cookie Strange. Greenewalt discusses Carothers's personality, professional successes, depression, and marriage to Helen Sweetman. He also mentions Carother's affair with "The Dame" Silvia Moore.
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 (former owner)
Standing (left to right) J.B. Eliason - Emile F. du Pont - Lammot duP. Copeland - Crawford Greenwalt - J. Thompson Brown - and F.G. Hess, Secretary. Seated (left to right) Donaldson Brown - A.B. Echols - Pierre S. du Pont - W.S. Carpenter, Jr.