Foreign policy aspects of United States development of atomic energy 1

1.

Continued from Foreign Relations, 1948, vol. i, Part 2, pp. 677 ff. For documentation on United States policy with respect to the regulation of armaments, including international control of atomic energy, see pp. 7 ff. For documentation on United States national security policy, see pp. 247 ff. For documentation on the attitude of the Soviet Union regarding atomic energy, see vol. v, pp. 545 ff. Documentation on United States–United Kingdom security arrangements in areas other than atomic energy is scheduled for publication in volume vi.

For extensive additional informal Richard G. Hewlett and Francis Duncan, Atomic Shield, 1947–1952: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission, volume ii (University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1969). Relevant memoir sources include David E. Lilienthal, The Atomic Energy Years, 1945–1950 (New York: Harper and Row, 1964); Dean Acheson, Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (New York: Norton, 1969); and George F. Kennan, Memoirs: 1925–1950 (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967).


[158] Report by the Policy Planning Staff

Lot 64D563, files of the Policy Planning Staff of the Department of State, 1947–1953.


[159] Memorandum by the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (Souers)

Lot 57D688, the Department of State consolidated lot file on atomic energy policy, 1944–1962.


[162] Memorandum by Mr. R. Gordon Arneson to the Secretary of State

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[166] The Ambassador in France (Caffery) to the Secretary of State

811.2423/4–849: Telegram


[167] The Ambassador in Brazil (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

711.329/4–1449: Telegram


[169] Memorandum by Mr. R. Gordon Arneson to the Under Secretary of State (Webb)

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[171] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Douglas) to the Secretary of State

811.646/7–1349: Telegram


[172] Record of the Meeting at Blair House, Washington, July 14, 1949, 8:15 p. m.

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[173] Statement by President Truman at a Meeting at Blair House, Washington, July 14, 1949, 8:15 p. m.

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[174] The Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy (McMahon) to the Secretary of Defense (Johnson)

Files retained by the Bureau of International Scientific and Technological Affairs, Department of State.


[175] Memorandum of Telephone Conversation, by the Secretary of State

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[178] Memorandum by the Secretary of State of Conversation With President Truman

Department of State Atomic Energy Piles


[184] Memorandum by Mr. R. Gordon Arneson to the Secretary of State

Department of State Atomic Energy Files


[187] Report by the Policy Planning Staff

Policy Planning Staff Files