Objects & Places from A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994

Sylvia Nasar
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Bluefield, West Virginia - This is the town in which John Nash, Jr. was born.

Pittsburgh - This city in southwestern Pennsylvania is where the Carnegie Institute of Technology is located.

White Oak, Maryland - This is a suburb of Washington, D.C. where Nash worked on a defense project the summer before graduate school.

Princeton - This city in northwest New Jersey shares its name with an Ivy League university located there.

Santa Monica, California - This suburb of Los Angeles is where the RAND corporation is located.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - This is the Boston suburb where M.I.T. is located.

Seattle - This city in the northwestern state of Washington is where Nash spent the summer of 1956.

New York City - This city is where Nash spent his 1956-57 sabbatical.

Washington DC - This is the site of Nash's wedding to Alicia in February...

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