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.
Bolton, Elmer K. (Elmer Keiser), 1886-1968 (interviewee), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Bolton describes his working career and research in the chemical department, studying organic chemistry in Germany at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, and the company during World War I. He also describes various colleagues during his career. He also discusses the state of the industry during his career at DuPont, both in the United States and abroad.
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").
Alexander, John, 1917-2002 (Cinematographer), Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 (Depicted), Carpenter, Walter Samuel, 1888-1976 (Depicted), Hart, William A., 1890- (Depicted), Du Pont, Henry Belin, 1898-1970 (Depicted), Gurie, Sigrid, 1911-1969 (Depicted), Franz, Eduard, 1902-1983 (Depicted)
Footage from the 150th anniversary celebration of the DuPont Company. Includes clips of guests arriving, DuPont executives talking, taking pictures, and delivering speeches, performances from The DuPont Story actors, and the unveiling of the granite memorial marker.
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.