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Atomic Energy Commission D2

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Atomic Energy Commission D2

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Bernard Baruch addresses the United Nations
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Digital Photo Archive, Department of Energy (DOE), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

At the culmination of discussions that had begun within government circles even before the end of the war, Bernard Baruch, an 'elder statesman' who had served American presidents in various capacities since the First World War unveiled the United States plan in a speech to the United Nations on June 14, 1946.

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission