As educator and researcher, Herman R. Branson has participated actively in two of the most momentous revolutions of our time, modern physics and civil rights. We talked with him recently in his office at Howard University to find out his views on the prospect of the Negro in physics. In sometimes sanguine, sometimes critical tones, he told us that current efforts will produce many more Negro physicists a few years hence, that severe staff problems are created by recruitment of his students by integration‐conscious agencies and industries, and that much more money and understanding are needed to help the Negro student and his college.

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