National Affairs: THE ISSUES BEYOND THE INDIVIDUAL

In finding Robert Oppenheimer a security risk, the Gray board decided "to examine some of the great issues and problems brought into focus by the case" because "many of these are perhaps more important than the outcome of this inquiry." Excerpts from the board's statement of such "General Considerations":

Can a Loyalty Risk Be Rehabilitated?

WE, as a board, firmly believe that this can be the case, and, if we may be permitted something in the nature of a dictum, we believe that this principle should be a part of the security policy of the United States Government. The necessary but harsh requirements...

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