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George Leopold
Worked at EE Times Confidential
Attended University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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Another review of my #GusGrissom  bio: "Through interviews with dozens of Grissom’s NASA coworkers, friends, and family, this highly recommended biography offers an astronaut’s-eye view of early spaceflight and Cold War intrigue."
During the 1960s, the Cold War was fought on many fronts and fields of battle—nuclear weapon technology, Cuba and other geopolitical hotspots, the Olympic Games, to name a few—but the race to space may have meant the most to Russian and...
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WSJ review of my Gus Grissom bio, "Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom"
Ryan L. Cole reviews “Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom” by George Leopold.
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Jason Rhian's review
When we think of the first U.S. astronauts, names like Shepard, Glenn, and Armstrong come to mind. A new book works to add one of the hardest-working space flyers of the early Space Age to that list - Grissom.
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Forthcoming from Purdue University Press, June 2016. Tell your friends!
After more than six years of researching, interviewing, drafting and rewriting, I am nearing completion of my biography of astronaut Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life an...
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Science & Technology Writer
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Making the complex understandable because knowledge is power.
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Working journalist for 30 years covering science and technology and its impact on the planet.
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  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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  • Columbia University
    Journalism, 1984
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  • EE Times Confidential
    Editor in Chief
  • United Business Media
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