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The Computer and the Campus: An Interview with John Kemeny (1991)

Interview with John Kemeny

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In the modern era, it was John Kemeny who made Dartmouth a world leader in college computing. With his colleague, Thomas Kurtz, Kemeny designed a time-sharing system and wrote the language BASIC. As president of Dartmouth, Kemeny led the school to the forefront of academic computing.

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 Video copyright 1991, EDUCOM (EDUCAUSE), used with permission

Last Updated: 11/26/12