Fulmer, Dorothy J., October 29, 1947
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JUNIATA COLLEGE HUNTINGDON, PA. Oct. 29, 1947
Albert Einstein Chairman Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, Inc. 90 Nassau St., Princeton, N.J.
Dear Mr. Einstein:
Enclosed is a check to help with the cause of educating America to the necessity for international control of atomic power. I wish it were a larger me for I believe completely in the necessity for such a control to the end that this great power may be used for the benefit and not for the destruction of mankind. Also enclosed is a column from the Washington (D.C.) Post, October 29. I should like very much to know if the last two paragraphs of it are literally and actually true. Although I am not a scientist (I teach Latin and Greek), I do not consider myself-completely uninformed as to what goes on in the world. I read a good metropolitan daily and as many of the better magazines as I can manage. Nevertheless, this is the first time I have seen or heard it stated that the destruction of our civilization, your own words, could be accomplished by radiation from a single bomb if the concentration of radiation from previously exploded bombs were great enough. If this is true, should it not be a well-publicized fact, one which would help your campaign greatly? Yours truly, Dorothy J. Fulmer
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