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TitleA History of the Atomic Energy Commission
Author(s)Buck, Alice L.
Publication DateJuly 1983
Report NumberDOE/ES-0003/1
Unique IdentifierACC0447
Other NumbersOSTI ID: 5977409; Legacy ID: DE83015054
Research OrgUSDOE Assistant Secretary for Management and Administration, Washington, DC. Office of the Executive Secretary
Sponsoring OrgU.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary Management and Administration, Office of the Executive Secretariat, History Division, Washington, D.C.
Subject21 Specific Nuclear Reactors and Associated Plants; 29 Energy Planning, Policy and Economy; Historical Aspects; Reviews; US AEC; National Organizations; Us Organizations 210000* -- Nuclear Power Plants; 290600 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Nuclear Energy
KeywordsAtomic Energy Commission, atomic science, nuclear reactors, atoms for peace, nuclear power, atomic energy, national laboratories
Related Web PagesPeaceful Uses of the Atom
AbstractThis pamphlet traces the history of the US Atomic Energy Commission's twenty-eight year stewardship of the Nation's nuclear energy program, from the signing of the Atomic Energy Act on August 1, 1946 to the signing of the Energy Reorganization Act on October 11, 1974. The Commission's early concentration on the military atom produced sophisticated nuclear weapons for the Nation's defense and made possible the creation of a fleet of nuclear submarines and surface ships. Extensive research in the nuclear sciences resulted in the widespread application of nuclear technology for scientific, medical and industrial purposes, while the passage of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 made possible the development of a nuclear industry, and enabled the United States to share the new technology with other nations.
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