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Nuclear weapons: Testing: General, 1962: 4 April-30 July and undated

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKNSF-300-006
    Title:
    Nuclear weapons: Testing: General, 1962: 4 April-30 July and undated
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1962: 5 April-31 July
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains telegrams, memoranda, press releases, statements, and a briefing paper concerning atmospheric, underground, and underwater nuclear weapons testing; updates on a disarmament conference in Geneva, Switzerland; the Johnston Island and Christmas Island test areas; financing the nuclear test program; and radioactive Iodine from nuclear fallout. Also included in this folder is a report by the Federal Radiation Council entitled, “Health Implications of Fallout from Nuclear Weapons Testing,” and a report by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service entitled, “Foreign Radio and Press Reaction to U.S. High-Altitude Nuclear Testing.
    Extent:
    271 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    05.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files. Subjects. Nuclear weapons: Testing: General, 1962: 4 April-30 July and undated
    Physical Description:
    271 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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