National Affairs: A Fresh Look

Reading in shifts from a bulky, 105 page statement, the five Atomic Energy Commission members last week urged Congress to bring the eight-year-old McMahon Act into line with President Eisenhower's atomic-energy recommendations of last February by permitting greater private-industry participation at home and sharing some atomic military information with allies abroad.

"Continuance of complete Government dominance . . ." said the commissioners, "could produce a change in our society as significant in its way as any that might accrue from the technical novelty of nuclear power." In a look at the future, AEC...

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