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United States – 1977
Additional Materials

An extensive oral history of John Backus was conducted by Grady Booch on September 5, 2006 in Ashland, Oregon for the Computer History Museum. The 42 page transcript covers his personal as well as his professional life. It is available here.

Another biography together with a 90 minute video interview can be found here.