Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic by U. S. Government,Atomic Energy Commission,Department of

By U. S. Government,Atomic Energy Commission,Department of Energy (DOE)

This quantity, the 3rd within the reliable heritage of the Atomic strength fee, makes big contributions in different parts, together with the Eisenhower presidency. through the years during which paintings at the publication has moved ahead, that presidency has been one in all historiographical frontiers, a space of interesting explorations and new advancements. A "revisionism" has emerged to problem a perception that had taken form past and was once particularly damaging in its appraisal of Eisenhower. a few findings of the revisionists now look really firmly verified, however the new interpretation has no longer swept the sector. demanding situations to it have additionally seemed. A quantity concentrating on nuclear strength can't make a contribution to all points of the talk over President Eisenhower, yet this publication can and does have a lot to assert approximately a few major gains of the talk. within the approach, the e-book illustrates, as did the sooner volumes within the sequence, how excellent "official heritage" can be.

This publication at the Atomic power fee isn't really a slender background of a central authority supplier. facing the AEC in the course of the interval whilst matters pertaining to nuclear guns and nuclear energy emerged as huge public issues, the amount levels way past the fee. a lot of the paintings offers with Eisenhower. even if no longer uncritical, the authors locate a lot to recognize in him.

Subjects and issues lined comprise: Dwight Eisenhower, Harold Stassen, Lewis Strauss, Nuclear checking out, nuclear energy, EURATOM, AEC, nuclear try out ban, Clinton Anderson (U.S. Senator), Argonne nationwide Laboratory, Hans Bethe, Candor Operation, fortress try sequence, John Foster Dulles, disarmament, nuclear fallout, common electrical, Christian Herfer, Bourke Hickenlooper, Chet Holifield, IAEA, JCAE, Los Alamos, John McCone, Thomas Murray, Richard Nixon, NATO, Oak Ridge, Open Skies, J. Robert Oppenheimer, plutonium, PWR, Hyman Rickover, Seawolf, Roy Snapp, Edward Teller, Soviet Union, USSR, Upshot-Knothole try sequence, at the seashore movie.

Atoms For Peace and struggle 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic strength fee * bankruptcy 1 - A mystery project * bankruptcy 2 - The Eisenhower Imprint * bankruptcy three - The President and the Bomb * bankruptcy four - The Oppenheimer Case * bankruptcy five - The Political area * bankruptcy 6 - Nuclear guns: a brand new truth * bankruptcy 7 - Nuclear strength for * bankruptcy eight - Atoms for Peace: construction American coverage * bankruptcy nine - Pursuit of the peaceable Atom * bankruptcy 10 - The Seeds of tension * bankruptcy eleven - Safeguards, EURATOM, and the overseas organisation * bankruptcy 12 - Nuclear concerns: A Time for selection * bankruptcy thirteen - Nuclear matters: The Presidential crusade of 1956 * bankruptcy 14 - looking for a Nuclear try Ban * bankruptcy 15 - Politics of the peaceable Atom * bankruptcy sixteen - EURATOM and the overseas organization, 1957-1958 * bankruptcy 17 - towards a Nuclear try Moratorium * bankruptcy 18 - a brand new method of Nuclear energy * bankruptcy 19 - technology for battle and Peace * bankruptcy 20 - The try out Ban: A Fading wish * bankruptcy 21 - the good Debate

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