Foreign News: Help Wanted

One day last week, the Public Appointments column in the London Times led off with this advertisement: "Applications are invited by the Ministry of Supply for . . . Deputy Chief Scientific Officer to be head of the Theoretical Physics Division of the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, Berks. Candidates should be at least 31 years of age and persons of established reputation . . . Salary . . . £1,775 [$4,970] to £2,050 [$5,740] per annum . . . Favorable housing prospects exist . . ."

Twenty-eight months after the arrest of Traitor Klaus Fuchs (now serving 14 years in jail...

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