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The man in charge must concern himself with details. If he does not consider them important, neither will his subordinates.




Hyman Rickover, 1900-1986, U. S. Navy Admiral, "Father" of the nuclear submarine, The Rickover Effect, 1992

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Hyman Rickover
Hyman Rickover
  • Born: January 27, 1900
  • Died: July 9, 1986
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

Hyman G. Rickover, was an Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of the U.S. Naval Reactors office. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity.

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