Control of Atomic Energy

Archive Report

Postwar Exploitation of Automic Knowledge

Postwar Utilization of atomic energy presents problems in the field of control as difficult as those met and solved by the scientists who constructed the atomic bomb. Enjoyment of the benefits of present atomic knowledge, public and still secret, calls for substantial socialization of the new source of power. International security in an atomic age calls for nothing short of the final abolition of war.

The Senate will come to grips with domestic aspects of the control problem when it takes up the bill laid before it Apr. 19 by its Special Committee on Atomic Energy.1 House consideration will be delayed until after the Senate has acted on the McMahon bill. International aspects of the control problem have been entrusted to ...

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