MANAGEMENT: Atoms Abroad

A new project for harnessing the atom to peaceful uses was laid before the 3,000 members of the National Association of Manufacturers, who gathered in Manhattan last week for their annual convention. The plan, as laid down by General Dynamics Corp. Chairman John Jay Hopkins, called for the "financing . . . of atomic reactors in the power-short . . . areas of the world by American private enterprise and the American Government working together with friendly national governments." Hopkins, whose firm built the atomic submarine Nautilus and is now working on...

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