TITLE

Postponing Atomic Power

PUB. DATE
August 1956
SOURCE
New Republic;8/6/56, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information about the U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's "atoms-for-peace program" bill, that was voted down. The vote came on legislation authorizing the Atomic Energy Commission to build six full-scale power reactors on AEC reservations during the next five years at a federal cost of about $400 million. The purpose of the proposal was to speed up the testing of atomic power, in order to keep the U.S. in the forefront of world atomic development. President Eisenhower's principal atomic advisor, Admiral Lewis B. Strauss, contended that private power groups in the U.S. were already undertaking an adequate development program without federal funds.
ACCESSION #
14409001

 

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