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Part I Cold War Chips
1 From Steel to Silicon
Akio Morita A Japanese entrepreneur and co-founder of Sony.
Morris Chang Founder of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.
Mao Zedong Founding father of the People's Republic of China.
Andrew Grove Served as the third CEO of Intel Corporation.
Hirohito Emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989.
2 The Switch
William Shockley The manager of a research group at Bell Labs.
Walter Brattain A brilliant physicist who joined inventing the transistor.
John Bardeen American physicist and engineer.
3 Noyce
Jack Kilby Co-inventor of the integrated circuit.
Eugene Klein Chairman of the board of directors and chief stockholder of NGC.
Gordon Moore Co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.
Robert Noyce Co-founder Fairchild Semiconductor.
Jean Hoerni American engineer who was a silicon transistor pioneer.
4 Liftoff
Yuri Gagarin A soviet cosmonaut who was the first human in outer space.
John F. Kennedy The 35th president of the United States.
Charles Stark Draper Founder and director of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory.
Partick Haggerty Chairman of Texas Instruments. aka: Pat.
Bob Nease One of the engineers designing the computer.
5 Mortars and Mass Production
Jay Lathrop Co-inventor of photolithography.
James Nall A chemist. Lathrop's assistant.
Mary Anne Potter A TI producion engineer.
William Shakespeare An English playwright
6 I...Want...To...Get...Rich
Lockheed Martin A defense contractor.
Part II The Circuitry of the American World
7 Soviet Silicon Valley
Anatoly Trutko A semiconductor engineer from the Soviet Union.
Yuri Osokin An ambitious young engineer.
Nikita Khrushchev Former Premier of the Soviet Union.
Alexander Shokin First deputy chairman of the Soviet State Committee.
Joel Barr A Soviet spy.
Alfred Sarant A KGB spy.
Julius Rosenberg An infamous Cold War spy.
Ethel Rosenberg's wife.
8 Copy It
Boris Malin One of Soviet Union's leading experts on semiconductor devices.
Zhores Alferov A Russian scientist.
9 The Transistor Salesman
Hayato Ikeda Prime Minister of Japan.
Charles de Gaulle President of France.
Makoto Kikuchi A physicist in the Japanese government's Electrotechnical Lab.
Masaru Ibuka Morita's business partner.
Richard Nixon The 37th president of the United States.
10 Transistor Girls
Charlie Sporck The CEO of National Semiconductor.
Lee Kuan Yew Served as the first prime minister of Singapore.
11 Precision Strike
Joe Davis An officer in-charge to acquire new equipment for use in Vietnam.
William Westmoreland United States Army general.
12 Supply Chain Statecraft
Mark Shepherd Chairman and CEO of Texas Instruments.
K. T. Li A Taiwanese economist and politician.
Chiang Kai-shek Served as the leader of the Republic of China.
13 Intel's Revolutionaries
Robert H. Dennard An American electrical engineer and inventor.
Marcian Edward Hoff Jr. One of the inventors of the microprocessor. aka: Ted.
Carver Mead An advisor to Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.
14 The Pentagon's Offset Strategy
William Perry A Pentagon official who advocated using chips.
Andrew Marshall A Pentagon analyst.
Jimmy Carter The 39th President of the USA.
Harold H. Brown U.S. Army Air Force officer who served during World War II.
Part III Leadership Lost?
15 That Competition Is Tough
Richard Anderson A Hewlett-Packard executive.
David Packard American electrical engineer and co-founder of Hewlett-Packard.
Bill Hewlett American engineer and co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard.
16 At War With Japan
Jerry Sanders Founder and CEO of Advanced Micro Devices.
Jun Naruse A Hitachi employee.
Kenji Hayashi Naruse's colleague.
17 Shipping Junk
Milt Greenberg An Air Force officer-turned-geophysicist.
Robert Solow An MIT economist.
Robert Reich An American political economist.
18 The Crude Oil of the 1980s
Ronald Reagan The 40th president of the United States.
George H.W. Bush The 41st president of the United States.
19 Death Spiral
George Shultz Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury.
Peter Simone A GCA president.
20 The Japan That Can Say No
Yoshiko Morita's wife.
David Rockefeller American investment banker.
Henry Kissinger Served as United States Secretary of State.
Peter Peterson American investment banker.
Shintaro Ishihara Japanese politician and writer who was Governor of Tokyo.
Kiichi Miyazawa Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan.
Part IV American Resurgent
21 The Potato Chip King
Jack Simplot An American entrepreneur and businessman.
Joe Parkinson One of the founder of Micron.
Ward Parkinson One of the founder of Micron.
Allen Noble A Boise businessman.
L. J. Sevin A former Texas Instruments engineer.
22 Disrupting Intel
Clayton Christensen A Harvard Business School's most famous professor.
Bill Gates An American business magnate
Craig Barrett Intel's new CEO.
23 My Enemy's Enemy" : The Rise of Korea ,Lee,Byung-chul, Founder of the Samsung Group. 24,,,"This Is The Future
Federico Faggin An Italian physicist
Lynn Conway A computer scientist.
Johannes Gutenberg A German craftsman and inventor.
Irwin Jacobs An expert in wireless communication.
Andrew Viterbi An Italian Jewish–American electrical engineer and businessman.
25 The KGB's Directorate T
Vladimir Vetrov A KGB spy.
26 Weapons of Mass Destruction": The Impact of the Offset ,Nikolai,Ogarkov,Served as chief of the generalstaff of the Soviet military. 27,,,War Hero ,Norman,Schwarzkopf Jr.,United States Army general. ,Saddam,Hussein,An Iraqi politician who was the fifth president of Iraq. ,Weldon,Word,A project manager at TI. ,Sergey,Akhromeyev,A Soviet marshal. 28,,,"The Cold War Is Over and You Have Won
Fujio Masuoka A Japanese engineer
Steve Wozniak American computer programmer.
Les Gelb American journalist.
Part V Integrated Circuits
29 We Want a Semiconductor Industry in Taiwan
Don Brooks Former Texas Instruments executive.
30 All People Must Make Semiconductors
Ren Zhengfei The founder of Huawei.
Jiang Zemin President of China.
Liu Shaoqi A Chinese politician.
Deng Xiaoping A Chinese revolutionary leader.
31 Sharing God's Love with the Chinese
Jiang Mianheng A Chinese physicist and business executive.
Winston Wong A Taiwanese businessman.
Neil Bush A younger brother of George W. Bush.
Doug Fuller. Served in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
32 Lithography Wars
John Carruthers A British engineer and economic theorist.
George W. Bush The 43rd president of the United States.
33 The Innovators Dilemma
Steve Jobs Founder and CEO of Apple.
Paul Otellini President and CEO of Intel.
Robin Saxby The chief executive and then chairman of ARM Holdings.
Alexis Madrigal A journalist.
34 Running Faster?
Robert Zoellick The 11th president of the World Bank Group.
Richard Van Atta Former Pentagon official.
Part VI Off shoring Innovation?
36 The Fabless Revolution
Gordon Campbell One who founded Chip and Technologies.
Diosdado Banatao One who founded Chip and Technologies. aka: Dado.
Chris Malachowsky One of the co-founders of computer graphics company Nvidia.
Curtis R. Priem An American computer scientist.
Jensen Huang Co-founder and current president and CEO of Nvidia Corporation.
37 Morris Chang's Grand Alliance
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg American business magnate and internet entrepreneur
39 EUV
Peter Wennink ASML's CEO.
40 There is No Plan B
Tony Yen The head of Taiwan.
Shang-Yi Chiang A soft-spoken engineer who headed TSMC's R&D.
41 How Intel Forgot Innovation
Brian Krzanich Intel's CEO from 2013 to 2018.
Part VII China's challenge
42 Made in China
Xi Jinping President of China.
Kai-Fu Lee Taiwanese computer scientist
43 Call Forth the Assault
Donald Trump The 45th president of the United States.
Ian Arthur Bremmer American political scientist
Klaus Schwab The chair of the World Economic Forum.
Jack Ma Co-founder of Alibaba Group.
44 Technology Transfer
Edward Snowden American former computer intelligence consultant.
Martin Schroeter IBM's CFO.
Li Keqiang Served as the premier of the People's Republic of China.
Wang Anshun Served as the Mayor of Beijing.
Ma Kai One of the four Vice Premiers of China.
Ginni Rometty Served as executive chairman of IBM after stepping down as CEO.
Gina Raimondo United States Secretary of Commerce.
Elsa Kania A leading American expert on the Chinese military.
Anton Shilov A chip industry analyst.
45 Mergers Are Bound to Happen
Zhao Weiguo Former head of an expansive Chinese conglomerate.
Hu Jintao President of China from 2003 to 2013.
John Deng Minister of Economic Affairs in the Republic of China (Taiwan).
46 The Rise of Huawei
Lee Byung-chul Founder of the Samsung Group.
Wu Bangguo A retired high-ranking politician in the People's Republic of China.
Ken Hu Deputy and Rotating Chairman of Huawei’s Board of Directors.
48 The Next Offset
Eric Schmidt Former Google CEO.
Chuck Hagel American military veteran served as a U.S. senator from Nebraska.
Vladimir Putin Russian politician serving as the current president of Russia.
Matt Turpin A Pentagon official worked on the military new offset strategy.
Part VIII The Chip Choke
49 Everything We're Competing On
Barack Obama The 44th president of the United States.
Penny Pritzker Served as the 38th United States secretary of commerce.
Hillary Clinton Served as the 67th U.S. secretary of state under president Obama.
Peter Navarro Served in the Trump administration as the Asst. to the President.
Robert Lighthizer Served as the United States Trade Representative.
Matthew Pottinger Served as the United States deputy national security advisor.
Wilbur Ross Jr. Served as the 39th United States Secretary of Commerce.
Steven Mnuchin Served as the 77th United States secretary of the treasury.
50 Fujian Jinhua
Kenny Wang Chief operating officer.
Steve Chen A Taiwanese-American Internet entrepreneur.
J. T. Ho A process manager at Micron's Taiwan facility.
Mark Cohen A Berkeley professor who was an expert on Chinese law.
51 The Assault on Huawei
Malcolm Turnbull The 29th prime minister of Australia.
Peter Hartcher An Australian journalist.
Robert Hannigan A cyber security specialist.
Ben Sasse Served as a United States senator from Nebraska.
Henry Farrell An American novelist and screenwriter.
Abraham L. Newman An American political scientist.
Mark Liu Chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
52 China's Sputnik Moment?
Liu He Served as a vice premier of the People's Republic of China.
53 Shortages and Supply Chains
Joe Biden The 46th and current president of the United States.
Theodore Roosevelt Served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901-1909.
Moon Jae-in Served as the 12th president of South Korea.
Lee Jae-yong Serving as the executive chairman of Samsung Electronics.
Patrick Gelsinger Serving as CEO of Intel. aka: Pat.
54 The Taiwan Dilemma
Tsai Ing-wen Served as the president of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Chip War suggested by Gerry Andeen