The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John A. Newman Professor of Physical Science
Ithaca,New York 14853 USA
"His creative applications of theory to organic and inorganic chemistry have brought together the world community of chemists. The magnitude and uniqueness of his contributions to modern chemistry and the scientific process are contributing to an ever-improving understanding of chemistry."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on February 27, 1985.