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Urey Cites Role of Roy Cohn
In Conviction of Sobell
CHICAGO, Feb. 13.-Dr. Harold C Urey, Nobel Prize
scientist, expressed the belief here last night that "injustice
hud been done" to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and that
many others in !■ iroughout the
are similarly threat!
Speaking at a banquet of mo\
than 700 guests in bis honor, the
people to "e tmething
about tha series oi
threaten our individu-j
ils iSvta free country.")
Dr. Urey declared that Mnit<<u
Sobeli, convicted of conspfracy* to'
not properly tried" and that "the
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held under I
i Sobeli Commit! •
with a tribute y hem
■•■ British historian.
Mt will i>
■ popular peopl m until
ssible at all."
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A informer ;
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upon, Dr.. Trey pointed o
Sobell and ti
admitted perjure i who hoped for
lot a scafttP
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inir difficulties, Tha
rament. 1 d<»
tgents but it a^
: rs should quieth d
country would be lhe same as it
" i hii very well justified concern fox out security iii a m- kIcj "»
its world has led us to <-'-'
which will undermine o*tf
our form ol govem-
ind our freedom."1
hearings, Dr. Condo
problems, the Lattian
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held of physical chemist r\'?
\. Thai is right.
A. That is right.
(,). While out at Los Alamos did you
come to h'arn the identit) nl' any other
scientists who were present and working
on atomic energy?
V I bat i- correct,
Q. Would you name one or two of
\- 1 did get lo know a number of
scientists and some of world funic, for
instance, Dr. Oppenheimer. whom we
knew as the head id' tbe project.
Q. J. Robert Oppenheimer?
A. Thai i- right, and there was Neils
Bohr, whom I lii-t knew a- Baker.
Q. \\ hat do you mean by that?
V It was a pseudonym to keep his
Q. And you were told be wa- Dr.
Bohr, is that correel ?
A. That i- right. In passing, one of
my colleagues -aid. "That's Maker, and
he is Neils P>ohr."
((). Vou knew that the information as
lo who Dr. Bohr out there was was a
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O. \s ee IlKltlri of fact, I think Illill
this very security pamphlet states that
tin- identit) uf scientists mil there and
their former occupation was nut tee be
discussed 1>\ am unauthorized person,
is thai right?
V Thai is righl.
Q. I assume us ei practical matter thai
one s former occupation in ;i particular
field eel science would be ei chit' to the
particular weerk hi- mighl be doing?
\. Thai is correct.
O. Is thai tin- reason leer thi- regula-
V Thai is tin- n-elseiii fur il.
Q. Iii addition to Mr. Baker whom
you came to know .1- Neils Bohr and Dr.
t Ippenheimer, men I ask \ mi specifically, diil vim know thai l)i. Harold
I le \ eeels re en lint 1-e I w ill lhe- Mem llii t lull
\. 1 did.
1,1. About whal |niiiii after your arrival iit Los Alamos <liil you learn thai
\. (Hi. it musl have been aboul December ur so.
Q. \\ hen iliil you learn about Dr.
Oppenheimer? I do not think you told
n~ aboul that.
A. That was alinnst al thy beginnitfl
ul lhe lime I was there.
Q. Ami there were other sciential
there; is thai correct?
A. Thai is correct.
Q. Whose identities yon had learned'
Q. Now, was mil' uf the si'icntis1':
who wa- presenl al Los Alamos W*
whose name and presence yon came |('
know. Dr. Walter Koski?
A. I hai is correct.
1,1. Dili you iln any work al any l'""
in connection with apparatus thai P"'
Koski required in tin- course of hi- |,v
perimentation on atomic energ) ?
A. I did.
Q. Diil \on specifically work on lh|
machining of a flat-type lens mold •"",
other molds which Dr. Ko-ki require
in the- COUrse of his experimentation" °
atomic energ) '
\. I did.
1,1. Now did there come a time
the firsl atomic explosion look place?
(,). When was that'.''
\. July, I'Mo.
V Mann.'j.ml.1. New Mexico.
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