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EINSTEIN'S LETTER TO ROOSEVELT
Albert Einstein (with Leo Szilard) to President Franklin Roosevelt, August 2, 1939
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Below are photographs of both pages of the letter written by Albert Einstein, with the help of Leo Szilard, to President Franklin Roosevelt on August 2, 1939, warning Roosevelt of the dangers posed by nuclear energy.  Click here for more background on the writing of this letter

The photographs of the pages themselves are courtesy the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

 

First page of Einstein's letter to Roosevelt, August 2, 1939.

Second page of Einstein's letter to Roosevelt, August 2, 1939.

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