Wizards of Schenectady, C. Guy Suits
Biographic documentary of a leader in engineering and industry
Follow the amazing life of this exceptional engineer in an original
Edison Tech Center production. Chauncy Guy Suits established his career
as a pioneer in plasma technologies with Albert
Hull and then moved on to become manager of the G.E.
Research Lab. From artificial diamonds to building the new G.E.
Research Lab in Niskayuna, New York his time at GE spanned some incredible
times. Suits was known for his vast assortment of hobbies such as
flying, hunting, canoeing, woodworking and boomeranging. Suits rubbed
shoulders with giants like Ronald Regan and others at work and at
play in the wilds of Idaho and Alaska. This video features interviews
with the people who knew Suits and the worked in the exciting times.
Images and film from the archives of the Edison Tech Center, General
Electric, and the Hall of History (Schenectady Museum (MiSci)). The
story of Guy Suits is a story of American industrial research of the
1950s and 60s.