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    AR7604-B. President John F. Kennedy with Model Replica of Original 1942 Enrico Fermi Reactor
    White House Photographs27 November 1962

    President John F. Kennedy looks at a plexiglass model replica of Chicago Pile-1, the nuclear reactor used in the original Enrico Fermi experiment, as part of the Manhattan Project in 1942. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, stands at left. West Wing Colonnade, White House, Washington, D.C.

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    AR7604-C. President John F. Kennedy Speaks to Scientists of Original 1942 Enrico Fermi Experiment
    White House Photographs27 November 1962

    President John F. Kennedy addresses a group of scientists involved in the original Enrico Fermi experiment, conducted as part of the Manhattan Project in 1942, during a visit marking the 20th anniversary of the experiment. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, stands at left; Ambassador of Italy, Sergio Fenoaltea, st...

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