AEC Appointments

July 1953
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jul1953, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p229
The article reports on the appointment of Lewis L. Strauss as the chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). Strauss, who replaced Gordon Dean after its resignation, is one of the original AEC commissioners serving until 1950. The AEC chairman, who also became a special adviser to the U.S. President on atomic energy comments on his return to the commission. In his farewell press conference, former AEC chairman Gordon Dean states that Strauss has a wide and intimate knowledge of the atomic energy program and he is confident that the new chairman will deliver a wise leadership.


Related Articles

  • Washington Front. PARSONS, WILFRID // America;6/22/1957, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p337 

    The article focuses on the conflict among the 30 agencies of the U.S. Federal Government. It notes that Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) head Lewis L. Strauss considers himself a part of the Executive, which is not the case. It notes that in the discussion of the negative effect of the failure of...

  • New Government Agencies ….  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;11/1/1946, Vol. 2 Issue 9/10, p24 

    The article reports on the announcement given by the President concerning the formation of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, the number of members and the responsibilities to be handled by the new commission. A short biographical data on the members of the commission is presented. The members...

  • APPOINTMENTS.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Apr1952, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p127 

    The article reports the appointment of former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) member Lewis L. Strauss as head of an advisory panel to the Joint Congressional Committee, concerning an atomic plant expansion. The Strauss led panel will advise the Congressional Committee about material priorities,...

  • AEC.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1958, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p279 

    The article reports on the resignation of Lewis L. Strauss, chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), on June 30, 1958 in the U.S. In his letter of resignation, Strauss stated that the continuing controversy between him and the Democratic Party of the Joint Congressional Committee...

  • Washington Front. McGrory, Mary // America;7/4/1959, Vol. 101 Issue 14, p485 

    The article focuses on various issues on Lewis Strauss, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission in the U.S. Accordingly, Strauss had taken controversial positions on the Dixon-Yates contract, the Oppenheimer case and the nuclear test ban. He viewed his official past with a complacence that...

  • "Humanitarian" Bombs.  // New Republic;7/30/56, Vol. 135 Issue 5, p3 

    This article discusses the testing of big bombs in the Pacific. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission Lewis L. Strauss's cloudy language makes it difficult to determine his technical meaning, but the political background for his statement is clear. The American public has the radiation...

  • Is Present Federal Policy In Civilian Atomic Energy Field Sound? PRO. Strauss, Lewis L. // Congressional Digest;Jan1957, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p12 

    Presents the testimony by Lewis L. Strauss, chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, delivered before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy on May 23, 1956, in favor of the federal policy in civilian atomic energy.

  • THE WEEK.  // New Republic;7/6/53, Vol. 128 Issue 27, p7 

    The article reports and comments on current events making news during the week of July 6, 1953. A number of items are covered including the continuing controversy over the battery additive AD-X2, the appointment of Lewis L. Strauss as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and public finance...

  • The H-Bomb and World Opinion.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1954, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p163 

    The article focuses on the statement of Lewis Strauss, chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and world's opinion concerning the official description of the hydrogen weapon tests during 1952 in Marshall Islands. There was a misuse or betrayal of atomic information that is given to foreign nations,...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics