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LETTER TO J L LIVERMAN, SUBJECT: INQUIRY REGARDING THE STUDY OF PLUTONIUM IN MAN INITIATED DURING WORLD WAR II ( 1945-1947 ) ( DTD 17 APR 74 )
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Subject Terms:
HREX; CONSENT ISSUES; ETHICS; HUMANS; MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE; PATIENTS; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM INJECTION EXPERIMENT; WORLD WAR II
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1974 Apr 17
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0002
Accession Number:
NV0700051
Originating Research Org.:
ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION-ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION,
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 27
Description/Abstract:
THIS IS A TWO-PAGE TYPEWRITTEN MEMORANDUM, ON AEC LETTERHEAD AND MARKED "OFFICIAL USE ONLY," SIGNED BY JOHN A. ERLEWINE, AEC GENERAL MANAGER, TO JAMES L. LIVERMAN AND JON D. ANDERSON, DIRECTORS OF THE DIVISION OF BIOMEDICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND DIVISION OF INSPECTION, RESPECTIVELY. THE SUBJECT OF THE MEMORANDUM, DATED APRIL 17, 1974, WAS "INQUIRY REGARDING THE STUDY OF PLUTONIUM IN MAN INITIATED DURING WORLD WAR II - 1945-1947." THE MEMORANDUM SERVED TO AUTHORIZE A PROGRAM OF COLLECTION OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE SUBJECTS INVOLVED IN THE PLUTONIUM INJECTION STUDY, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO RESOLVE THE QUESTION OF WHETHER DISCLOSURE WAS MADE TO OR INFORMED CONSENT OBTAINED FROM THE PATIENTS. THE INQUIRY IS TO TAKE THE FORM OF DOCUMENT SEARCHES AND INTERVIEWS, AND IS TO BE COMPLETED BY APRIL 26, 1974 (NINE DAYS FROM THE DATE WHEN THIS MEMORANDUM WAS ISSUED). THIS IS A TWO-PAGE TYPEWRITTEN MEMORANDUM, ON AEC LETTERHEAD AND MARKED "OFFICIAL USE ONLY", SIGNED BY JOHN A. ERLEWINE, AEC GENERAL MANAGER, TO JAMES L. LIVERMAN AND JON D. ANDERSON, DIRECTORS OF THE DIVISION OF BIOMEDICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND DIVISION OF INSPECTION, RESPECTIVELY. THE SUBJECT OF THE MEMORANDUM, DATED APRIL 17, 1974, WAS "INQUIRY REGARDING THE STUDY OF PLUTONIUM IN MAN INITIATED DURING WORLD WAR II - 1945-1947." THE MEMORANDUM SERVED TO AUTHORIZE A PROGRAM OF COLLECTION OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE SUBJECTS INVOLVED IN THE PLUTONIUM INJECTION STUDY, THE PURPOSE OF WHICH IS TO RESOLVE THE QUESTION OF


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