February 1952
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Feb1952, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p60
The article reports on the statement of the Senator Brien McMahon, chairman of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy in the U.S. after a conference in the White House with U.S. President Truman. The Senator reported that at the president had approved of an expansion of the atomic weapons program. The Senator expressed his satisfaction with the proposed expansion but that it would fall short of the proposal he made in his Senate Speech on September 18, 1951. He indicated that there were some obvious limitation, like the requirements for materials and manpower by other defense activities.


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