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A peril and a hope; the scientists' movement in America, 1945-47.

Author: Alice Kimball Smith
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1965]
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Smith, Alice Kimball.
Peril and a hope.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1965]
(OCoLC)593916572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Kimball Smith
OCLC Number: 520374
Description: xiv, 591 pages 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Protest and prophecy: 1943-45. War years. --
pt. 2. Reaction and repercussions. Reaction: August and September, 1945 ; The May-Johnson Bill ; Repercussions: October 30 to November 1, 1945 --
Part 3. Launching the crusade. "The reluctant lobby" ; Aims and allies ; Atomic scientists, December, 1945 ; Toward control ; FAtS and FAmS --
pt. 4. To study and inform. Education ; International relations in science ; Secrecy and the Army --
pt. 5. Domestic legislation and the international control. The McMahon Act ; Science legislation ; International control ; The Apogee of hope --
pt. 6. Hope deferred. The long haul, 1946-47 ; In conclusion.

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