b'N O T E S25. John Horan, interview with Burton Baldwin 7. J.W. Henscheid, interview with author, 18. Walter C. Sparks, interview with author,and Thomas Baccus, August 18, 1994, p. 5- December 10, 1998. May 13, 1999.6, redacted version in HREX Doc. No. 8. J.R. Huffman, MTR Technical Quarterly 19. Sparks, May 13, 1999; George A. Freund,0726467. Report, Second Quarter 1954, Report No. Suitability of Potato Products Prepared from26. John R. Horan, Annual Progress Report, IDO-16191 (Idaho Falls: PPCo, 1954), 17; Irradiated and Chemically InhibitedHealth and Safety Division, 1962, Report and Huffman, MTR Technical Quarterly Potatoesand Freund, Current Status andNo. IDO-12033, p. 43, HREX Doc. No. Report, Third Quarter 1954, Report No. Potential of Irradiation to Prevent Potato702992. IDO-209, 12. Sprouting, Reports No. IDO-10042 and27. INELHistorical Dose Evaluation, iii. 9. Deslonde deBoisblanc, interview with IDO-11300-Addendum, respectively, bothauthor, January 16, 1999. (Idaho Falls: Western Nuclear CorporationC H A P T E R T W E LV E in cooperation with Engineering Committee,10. R.L. Heath, Scintillation Spectrometry, Potato Processors of Idaho, February 1965);1. Johnson Leaves Position as Idaho AEC Gamma-Ray Spectrum Catalogue, 2nd and Commercial Interest IncreasingManager, Arco Advertiser,April 30, 1954, 4. edition, Report No. IDO-16880-1 (Idaho Rapidly in Food Irradiation, NucleonicsAlso, Jacqui Johnston Batie and William Falls: PPCo, 1964). Report number for the (December 1963): 23. Ginkel, interviews with author, October 14, first edition was IDO-16408. According to 20. (40 megawatts) IDO-16254, 6; (questions)1998, and February 3, 1999, respectively. D.R. deBoisblanc, Heath pushed the see series of Phillips Technical Branchresolution by more than a factor of sixteen quarterly reports for 1955 through 1957.2. (Consolidation) AEC Contractors Study using lithium-drifted germanium and silicon,Merger Move, Phillips Plans AEC plus low noise amplifiers employing liquid 21. W.P. Connor, MTR Technical BranchMerger, Phillips Ends Merger Soon, nitrogen-cooled field effect transistors. He Quarterly Report, Report No. IDO-16297Post-Register,August 24, August 27, and also introduced the use of digital computers (Idaho Falls: PPCo, 1956), 5.October 8, 1953, respectively; (employee to reduce the data. 22. Test ReactorsThe Larger View,attitudes) Bernice Paige, April 8, 1999. 11. 1965 Thumbnail Sketch (Idaho Falls: Idaho Nucleonics(March 1957): 55.3. Eisenhowers policy domination is a central Operations Office, 1965), 17; deBoisblanc, 23. Philip D. Bush, ETR: More Space fortheme of Richard G. Hewlett and Jack M. July 14, 1999. Radiation Tests, Nucleonics(March 1957):Holl in Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961 12. (Hydraulic rabbit) US AEC, Major Activities 41-42. The extra depth required for the(Berkeley: University of California Press, in the Atomic Energy Program July control rods meant that a portion of the1989), xxi; (defense spending) Harry S. December 1953. (Washington, D.C.: US foundation had to be blasted through lavaTruman, Memoirs, Years of Trial and Hope, AEC, January 1954), 25; (Argonne loop) rock. See also R.M. Jones, An EngineeringVolume 2 (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday L.W. Fromm, Design Evaluation of In- Test Reactor for the MTR Site (Aand Co., 1956), 306-312; (quotation) Dwight Reactor Tube for Argonne Water Loop at Preliminary Study), Report No. IDO-16197David Eisenhower, Mandate for Change, MTR, Report No. ANL-5403 (Lemont, (Idaho Falls: PPCo, 1954), 7.1953-1956(Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Illinois: Argonne National Laboratory, 24. 1965 Thumbnail Sketch, 14; J.W. Henscheid,and Co., 1965), 452; (massive retaliation) 1955), 5. December 10, 1999. For more informationChester J. Pach, Jr., and Elmo Richardson, W.E. Nyer, et al. Proposal for a Reactivity on the ETR, see ETR: More Space forThe Presidency of Dwight David Eisenhower13.(Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, Measurement Facility at the MTR, Report Radiation Tests, Nucleonics(March 1957):1991), 76-81. The Armys share of the No. IDO-16108 (Idaho Falls: PPCo, 1953), 41-56.budget shrank from 33 percent to 25 percent, 6-8. C H A P T E R T H I R T E E Nand the Air Forces grew from 39 percent to 14. J.W. Henscheid, personal communication to47 percent. author, December 10, 1998. 1. Horan, Baldwin and Baccus 1994 interview,4 . (Scare the country, Atoms for Peace 15. J.R. Huffman, MTR Technical Branch HREX Doc. No. 0726467. Bracketed insertsquotations, Operation Candor) Herbert S. Quarterly Report for First Quarter 1955, within quotation are from INELHistoricalParmet, Eisenhower and the A m e r i c a n Report No. IDO-16229 (Idaho Falls: PPCo, Dose Evaluation,Volume 2, pp. A-180 to A-C ru s a d e s(New York: Macmillan Company, 1955), 24. 182.1972), 386; (national objectives) U.S. A EC,16. Pamphlet, Gamma Irradiation Facility, A 2. (Johnston announcement) AEC to AddMajor Activities in the Atomic Energ y Fact Sheet, no author, p. 3-5, found attached Aircraft Unit Here, Post-Register, July 29,P rograms, JanuaryJune 1953 U.S. A t o m i c to 1957 Thumbnail Sketch. 1952, 1; See AEC Announces PreliminaryE n e rgy Commission(Washington, D.C.: U.S. 17. Walter C. Sparks, interview published in Plans for Airplane Reactor Will be ReadyAEC, 1953), 18. Susan M. Stacy, ed., Conversations, A Around November 15, Arco Advertiser,5. (Quotation) Hewlett, New World, 5. Companion Book to Idaho Public November 7, 1952, 1; AEC Sets January 306. Public Law 83-703 was adopted by the Televisions Proceeding On Through A as Bid Opening Date for $6,000,000Second Session of the 83rd Congress and Beautiful Country)(Boise: Idaho Facilities at Aircraft Reactor Site, Post-became effective August 30, 1954. Educational Public Broadcasting Register(assumed), January 3, 1953, 1;Foundation, 1990), 266-267. Utah Construction Low Bidder on AECAircraft Reactor, Arco Advertiser, February2 8 9'