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Fred Jerome earned a Bachelor of Arts from the City College of New York.
Fred Jerome, editor, educator, journalist, writer, author.
Fred Jerome is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.
Fred Jerome is a member of the American Institute of Physics.
Fred Jerome is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Fred Jerome is a member of the New York Academy of Scientists.
Fred Jerome is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.
(From the moment of Einstein's arrival in the United State...)
From the moment of Einstein's arrival in the United States in 1933 until his death in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, with help from several other federal agencies, busied itself collecting "derogatory information" in an effort to undermine Einstein's influence and destroy his prestige. For the first time, Fred Jerome tells the story of that anti-Einstein campaign, as well as the story behind it - why and how the campaign originated and thereby provides the first detailed picture of Einstein's little known political activism.
(This unique volume is the first to bring together a wealt...)
This unique volume is the first to bring together a wealth of writings by the scientist on the topic of race. Although his activism in this area is less well known than his efforts on behalf of international peace and scientific cooperation, Einstein spoke out vigorously against racism both in the United States and around the world. Fred Jerome and Rodger Taylor suggest that one explanation for this historical amnesia is that Einstein's biographers avoided "controversial" topics, such as his friendships with African Americans and his political activities, including his involvement as co-chair of an antilynching campaign, fearing that mention of these details may tarnish the feel-good impression his image lends topics of science, history, and America.
(Albert Einstein thought and wrote extensively not just on...)
Albert Einstein thought and wrote extensively not just on the most difficult problems in physics, but also in politics. For the first time, this book collects his essays, interviews, and letters on the Middle East, Zionism, and Arab-Jewish relations. Many of these have never been published in English, and all of them contradict the popular image of Einstein as a pro-Zionist.
Fred Jerome earned a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the City College of New York in 1960.
Fred Jerome worked as a staff writer for Wilmington Star News in 1961, for Augusta Herald in 1962, for Associated Press, San Francisco, in 1967-1971. His other positions in periodicals include an associate editor of Public Employee Press in 1963, an editorial assistant of Newsweek in 1964-1966, an editor of SIPIscope began in 1975. He was an associate editor of the Environment. He is a contributor to the New York Times, Technology Review, Newsweek, and Channels. Jerome worked as a public relations writer at St. Luke's Hospital in 1975. He was a public information director, 1975-1980; a director of media resource service, 1980-1992, a vice president, began in 1988, of the Scientists' Institution of Public Information.
Jerome was a Gene Media Forum senior consultant, Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, senior consultant. In 1974, he was a member of the advisory committee on occupational safety and health project at the University of California. He founded the Media Resource Service (MRS) in 1979, a widely acclaimed telephone referral service putting thousands of journalists in touch with scientists. More than 30,000 scientists volunteered for MRS, answering media questions in their areas of expertise. But the success of the MRS was before the Internet. "If I'd really been smart," Jerome said, "I'd have invented the Internet, instead."
In 1975, he was a lecturer at Empire State College of the State University of New York (SUNY); in 1994 he became an adjunct professor. In 1976, he became an adjunct professor of SUNY-Stony Brook. His other educational positions include an adjunct professor of writing of the City University of New York, 1981; a professor of journalism of the School of Visual Arts, 1982; an adjunct professor of journalism of New York University, 1983; adjunct professor of environmental reporting of Columbia Journalism School, 1991, 1994.
Fred Jerome founded the Media Resource Service (MRS) in 1979, a widely acclaimed telephone referral service putting thousands of journalists in touch with scientists. More than 30,000 scientists volunteered for MRS, answering media questions in their areas of expertise. But the success of the MRS was before the Internet. "If I'd really been smart," Jerome said, "I'd have invented the Internet, instead." In 2002, he developed and taught a course at New School University, titled "Scientists as Rebels."
Fred Jerome wrote several books. In The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War against the World’s Most Famous Scientist, Fred Jerome provides the story behind Edgar J. Hoover's investigation and surveillance of Albert Einstein. J. Edgar Hoover disliked Einstein because he supported civil rights, was friends with top African Americans, and because of his views on government. Hoover's file on Einstein included 2,000 pages, mostly comprised of falsehoods, accusations, and rumors. Hoover's goal was to prove Einstein was a Nazi or a spy and have him deported, which never happened. A Kirkus Reviews contributor called The Einstein File "A well-written, provocative account that could alter our views of both Hoover and Einstein."
(Albert Einstein thought and wrote extensively not just on...)2009
(This unique volume is the first to bring together a wealt...)2005
(From the moment of Einstein's arrival in the United State...)2002
National Association of Science Writers , United States
National Association of Science Broadcasters , United States
American Institute of Physics , United States
Society of Professional Journalists , United States
New York Academy of Scientists , United States
National Academy of Medicine , United States
International Science Writers Association
Fred Jerome married Jocelyn Beatrice Boyd on May 1, 1963. They have three children: Rebecca, Mark, and Daniel.