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Henry A. Wallace's criticism of America's atomic monopoly, 1945-1948

Author: Mayako Shimamoto
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace was an earnest supporter of the Stimson Proposal, a disarmament proposal submitted to the Truman administration by then Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry A Wallace; Henry A Wallace
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mayako Shimamoto
ISBN: 1443899518 9781443899512
OCLC Number: 959330772
Description: xi, 217 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Earlier studies and position of this study --
Henry Wallace meets with the atomic scientists --
How did Wallace shape his world order? --
Wallace's vision of the postwar atomic age --
A challenge to the Cold War warriors --
Appendices. The Quebec Conference ; Aide-memoire initiated by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill ; Organization of atomic project (simplified chart) ; Memorandum for the president ; President Truman's message to congress on the atomic bomb ; Declaration on atomic bomb by President Truman and Prime Ministers Attlee and King ; The significance of the Atomic Age ; An address by Henry A. Wallace at Madison Square Garden ; Chronology of Wallace's events in the development of US atomic policy.
Responsibility: by Mayako Shimamoto.

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