Energy: Soviets Go Atomaya Energiya

They look to nukes for more and more power

The future of nuclear power is an issue that bedevils America and excites the Soviet Union. While perfervid demonstrators, dallying bureaucrats and well-paid lawyers are holding back the development of U.S. atomic power, the U.S.S.R. is moving ahead rapidly with its own nuclear programs. TIME Correspondent Peter Staler recently spent two weeks visiting Soviet nuclear installations and filed this report:

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