ATOMIC AGE: Two-Thirds

At Princeton this week, the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists met under the chairmanship of Albert Einstein to consider what they had accomplished in the year since their organization was founded. They were unhappy.

Dr. Harold C. Urey of the University of Chicago said that atomic scientists generally approve the U.S. plan for international control of atomic development. Furthermore, they do not think that the Russian alternative is workable. Urey's view was that no progress had been made, and no progress would be made, in the negotiations under U.N. auspices for atomic...

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