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NSF Golden Oldies: NSF Staff at Work, Welcome from Director Atkinson, Proposal Process: Overview

About this event

NSF Staff at Work
Running Time: 3 minutes
Date of Video: 1970s
Fast paced music; no speaking. Shows various NSF employees at work at 1800 G Street.

Welcome to NSF -- from Director Richard Atkinson
Running Time: About 20 minutes
Date of Video: 1970s
Director Richard Atkinson welcomes new staff and discusses NSF's structure and mission.   

The Proposal Process - An Overview     
Running Time: 40 minutes
Date of Video: About 1980
Includes a tour and discussion of NSF's proposal process long before automation or contractor support were introduced.  Hosted by Jack Kirsch of DAS, and including interviews with key employees, such as Charles Mayes.


Movies are open to current and former NSF staff.

Do you have other NSF movies to show?  We are looking for copies of the following:

  • Other holiday, office and retirement parties
  • The 1970's "Proposal Processing" video prepared in-house
  • "Once upon a Midnight Dreary, in the Lab of Shakhashiri" holiday chemistry lab program
Contact us at goldenoldies@nsf.gov.