Confirmation of Atomic Energy Commission and General Manager: Hearings Before the Senate Section of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on Confirmation of the Atomic Energy Commission and the General Manager. January 27, 28, 30, 31, February 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, March 3 and 4, 1947
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 951 pages
Reviews previous career of David Lilienthal as TVA chairman. Also discusses priority to be accorded civil vis-a-vis military atomic energy projects. Includes discussion on transfer of Manhattan Project personnel, functions, and facilities to AEC.
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Page 82 - ... test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency. Any member of said board who is found by the President of the United States...
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Page 130 - AngloAmerican common lawyer. It is the very basis and the great heritage of the English people to this country, which we have maintained, that...
Page 762 - To initiate, formulate, administer, and supervise a program of approved projects with respect to the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy in rural areas.
Page 82 - Administrator, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Page 129 - And among the things we must practice is this: that while we seek fervently to ferret out the subversive and antidemocratic forces in the country, we do not at the same time, by hysteria, by resort to innuendo, and...
Page 129 - It is very easy to talk about being against communism. It is equally important to believe those things which provide a satisfying and effective alternative. Democracy is that satisfying, affirmative alternative.
Page 798 - ... board shall be necessary for the Corporation in the operation of dams and reservoirs, in conducting its business in generating, transmitting, and distributing electric energy and in manufacturing, selling, and distributing fertilizer and fertilizer ingredients. A continuing fund of $1,000,000 is also excepted from the requirements of this section and may be withheld by the board to defray emergency expenses and to insure continuous operation...
Page 417 - ... operations. This chapter is not an attempt to write a corporate charter for such an international agency. It is the aim, rather, to show that such a charter can be written in workable terms, and that the nature of the organization and its functions will have decisive consequences for world security. We are satisfied that the differences between national and international operations can be exploited to make the problem of atomic energy manageable. This idea, we think, can become as familiar as...
Page 82 - The board shall without regard to the provisions of Civil Service laws applicable to officers and employees of the United States, appoint such managers, assistant managers, officers, employees, attorneys, and agents, as are necessary for the transaction of its business, fix their compensation, define their duties, require bonds of such of them as the board may designate, and provide a system of organization to fix responsibility and promote efficiency.