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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955 - File 009. 1955-05. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 27, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/419/show/358.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 5, May 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date May 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Title File 009
Transcript si li.el ■rkelcy. is Protending leniH'ilee oratory •re lop then tin- national head ol the Communisl apparatus fm- work among scientists, arrived in Alameda County in August of 'hat year. He personally assumed charge of part) ami Red front activities at the radiation laboratory ami eil research laboratories of Shell Development, remaining in the county for eighteen months. He was accompanied bv his wife ami Aft ^msmmmmmiWrnii ■oucr I' senile difficult i. How- r casual uliellin" I nivci' II < 3.111- e been •esearc" ion lab- I infm- elli'K I" eherer, TORY distant, win. wenl under the assumed lame of Lena Davis. (Her maiden name' "■is Lena Chernenko.) Lena also weis an tnportanl national leader nf lhe Communisl partv. having served nn lhe- \a- ll"nal Committee umi the Politburo. I he presence of such national leaders °Ver an extended period nf time wees ''viilenee of the greal importance attached by tlie international Communisl •aovemenl to nuclear research in prog- r''ss iii M.iinealei County. Iii conversations wiib me Scherer referred tu "important research" in progress at the radiation laboratory, stating "il will change the entire nature eef modern warfare." Ile also stateel that "our comrades" there were performing lasks of lhe "greatest importance" and that their work would have "tremendous results" in the international situation and wou be "nf tlie greatest value' to the Sovie I nion." Scherer didn't give me any detail about lhal "research," but thai was no necessarj fur mv duties as political head of Ihe party in the county anil as a member of the Districl I lu in. There was not the slightest doubt in my mind, however, that the Soviet government was informed immediately of every discovery made in all research at the University's radiation laboratory and at the Shell Development research laboratories. Under Scherer's direction, members of lhe parly core recruited man) scientists into lhe FAECT's Chapter 25 In those vital places. Kenneth May worked closel) with Scherer ami under his supervision. Rudy Lambert also participated in the eii-liv iliis. About September, a new partv unit was formed in lhe Shell Developmenl laboratories, with David Adelson* as a leading member of it. This unit was at- laebi'il tu the special section. Kenneth -In May. 1950, tin' California Senate Fact- Finding Committee mi I n-American \<iiviiie- weis ele'sirieiis eef questioning Iteivi.! Vdelson about lli- ee.'tiviti.'s ill I'lll eeee.l 1942. Wheal subpoena servers came to hi- place <>! emplo) ment, Adelson instantly ueilkeal .,(1 the f ' an,I Ileal through ee back door. II.- remained in hilling until after tlie' committee hearings iei Oakland. (Continued on Page 11 > If^PENHEIMER board Depart- ,. Thai nmittee Coin- committee. Perhaps I should indicate panel.' the personnel ,,l that committee. Thi ri. The panel was convened ami mel wets lhe firsl meeting with Dr. Oppen "'i' li contact vuu heul w ith Dr. Oppen- "'"tier during the work mi ibis panel? Iv wilh the Secretary of Stale —Wide World Photo DAVID E. LILIENTHAL A<"I's FORUM NEWS, May, 1955 hemier. Thai committee consisted of 1 niler Secretary Acheson perhaps Assistant Secretary al that time—John Mc- Cloy, Gen. Leslie' II. Groves, Presidenl Ceeneini of Harvard, and Dr. Vannevar Bush. Chairman of the Joinl Research Board nf the Defense Establishment. That meeting with ihis top committee was briefed and then ihis board of consultants virtually lived together for six or seven we-e-ks until we finally presented our reporl lo the committee which we reported Q. Was Dr. Oppenheimer aclive in ihis work? \. A is. he was indeed. Q, Would Ve.ll tell Us suUlelhill'3 elbe.lll lhe positions lhal Dr. Oppenheimer took eiml the work he elid in the' drafting of that report, particular!) as ii bears on his altitude le.weiial the problem presented by our relations wilh Russia? A. I think tin- theme ol this group in which Dr. Oppenheimer's views contrib- (Continued on Page 27)
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