Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) to Lewis L. Strauss
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00162.21
Author/Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969)
Place Written: Washington, D.C.
Type: Autograph note signed
Date: 31 July 1953
Pagination: 1 p. ; 20 x 13 cm.
Summary of Content: Eisenhower replies to a letter from Strauss written on the same page. Strauss informs that despite headlines about the atomic powered submarines, there was no security breach. States that the news came from a report made to Congress by Strauss’ predecessor on 30 June 1953. Eisenhower replies, ”The only question is: was the report, in this particular, wise and necessary?” On White House stationary.
Historical Era: 1945 to the Present
Background: Strauss was chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, 1953–1958.Order Image