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By John Archibald; Klauder, John R. - Editor Wheeler

On July nine, 1971, John Archibald Wheeler attained the age of 60. It was once obtrusive to
many people who this occasion will be duly famous with an honorary quantity, in
fact, one with an indefinable yet useful additional measurement. one way or the other the
many features of his occupation and governmental provider, the charismatic and
distinctly own variety of his lectures, writings, and different actions, simply needed to be
conveyed. the 1st and the final essays symbolize specific makes an attempt to do
just that. unique medical articles stemming in a single means or one other from the
author’s organization with John make up the remainder of the quantity.
An huge, immense variety of humans have benefited from their touch with John
Wheeler. obstacles of area and time—well-known within the actual global—
have now not authorized the inclusion of applicable contributions from all such
people, yet particularly from a consultant few. among the lines—the vintage
literary option to spatial limitations—lie the unspoken but implicit gratitude of
a host of others who sign up for the individuals in congratulating John on his earlier
achievements and in wishing him all good fortune sooner or later.
The editor is happy to recognize his debt to a few medical colleagues
and additionally to Mrs. J. A. Wheeler and to Professor Wheeler’s secretaries, Mrs. M.
Pratt and Mrs. G. Witt, for recommendation, feedback, and primarily for tips.
In addition, i want to thank my spouse Robbie for encouragement, and my
secretaries, pass over J. Bair, Mrs. B. Chippendale, pass over C. Hoesly, and leave out E.
Kornacki for growing their very own form of “magic with out magic.”

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