ATOMIC AGE: Fission Fever

Russians who covet the atomic bomb seemed to be able to find a whole molecule of comfort in not having it. Last week the illustrated weekly Ogonek ("Glimmer") reported (in all seriousness): "In America psychiatrists are worried about a new disease called Atom Madness. Every day lunatic asylums are receiving several persons who complain that they are beginning to split. Others say that they have discovered a new bomb which will destroy the earth and all the other planets."


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