The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Harold S. Johnston
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
University of California, Berkeley
"For his major contributions to the chemical sciences in the areas of kinetics and photochemistry, and for his pivotal role in providing understanding and conservation of the Earth's atmospheric environment."
Presented by President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in Room 450, Old Executive Office Building, on Tuesday, December 16, 1997.