International: ATOMIC ACTIVITY

As the U.N. Security Council resumed debate on the atom this week, the New York Herald Tribune published an enterprising 8,000-word roundup of atomic activity in 24 nations. The biggest news was that Canada has broken the U.S. monopoly and started stockpiling plutonium on its own. Other points:

In Ottawa, Dr. C. J. Mackenzie, National Research Council director, told Trib Correspondent Stephen White that the $20,000,000, Government-owned pilot plant at Chalk River, Ont. was bee-busy making plutonium and its byproducts. He added that the amount was "not at all comparable" to the U.S....

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