National Affairs: To Those of Little Thought

As chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, David E. Lilienthal is burdened with two huge and conflicting jobs. One job is to insure that the U.S. makes more and better bombs. The other job, as he sees it, is so to educate the U.S. people that no bombs shall ever be dropped, anywhere, by anybody.

Last week in Manhattan, before the Radio Executives Club, Lilienthal spoke his mind about the difficulties of his second job.

Misconceived Salvation. Of one thing he was certain: that fear is a poor teacher. Men began to fear the...

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