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Atoms for Peace + 50
Nuclear Energy & Science for
the Twenty-First Century

October 22, 2003
The Watergate Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by
The Department of Energy
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum

Transcripts & Presentations

President Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” speech PDF icon

Keynote Presentations: Welcoming Remarks

Dr. John H. Marburger III, Science Advisor to the President and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy Transcript PDF icon

Kyle E. McSlarrow, Deputy Secretary of Energy Transcript PDF icon

Session 1: Setting the Stage: President Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace

Susan Eisenhower, Chairman, The Eisenhower Institute Transcript PDF icon

General Andrew J. Goodpaster, USA (Ret.), Senior Fellow, Eisenhower Institute; former Staff Secretary and Defense Liaison Officer to President Eisenhower; and former Commander-in-Chief, United States European Command and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Transcript PDF icon

Session 2: Peaceful Power from Atomic Energy

Admiral F.L. “Skip” Bowman, USN, Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion, Naval Sea Systems Command
Harnessing Nuclear Technology for the Prosperity and Security of Our Nation Transcript PDF icon

Donald C. Hintz, President, Entergy Corporation, and Chairman, Nuclear Energy Institute
The State of the Commercial Industry Transcript PDF icon || Powerpoint (2.5 MB)

William D. Magwood IV, Director, Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology, Department of Energy
Nuclear Expansion: The Economic, Environmental and Political Challenges Transcript PDF icon || Powerpoint (7.6 MB)

Alain Bugat, Chairman, French Atomic Energy
World Market for Nuclear EnergyTranscript PDF icon || Powerpoint (2.7 MB)

Andrew C. White, President & CEO of GE Nuclear
Nuclear Industry Infrastructure Transcript PDF icon|| Powerpoint (1.4 MB)

Afternoon Keynote Address

Dr. Henry N. Wagner, Jr., Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Director of the Division of Radiation Health Services, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University
Nuclear Science: Implications for Medicine Transcript PDF icon

Session 3: Controlling Nuclear Material

Paul M. Longsworth, Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration
Controlling and Accounting for Existing Fissile Material, Pre-empting and Preventing the Creation of Weapons-Grade Fissile Material Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Lawrence Scheinman, Distinguished Professor, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute for International Studies
Atoms for Peace and Its Impact on Non Proliferation Efforts Transcript PDF icon

Ambassador Ronald F. Lehman, Director, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
The Future of International Nuclear Material Control Transcript PDF icon || Powerpoint (19.5 MB)

Philip Sewell, Senior Vice President,
United States Enrichment Corporation, Inc. (USEC)
Megatons to Megawatts: Turning Nuclear Warheads into Nuclear Energy Transcript PDF icon

Session 4: Energy and Physics: The Horizons of Discovery

Dr. Jonathan A. Bagger, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University
Beyond the Nucleus: Matter, Energy, Space and Time Transcript PDF icon || Powerpoint (12.5 MB)

Dr. Alexei A. Abrikosov, Argonne Distinguished Scientist, Condensed Matter Theory Group, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, and winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Physics
Superconductivity Transcript PDF icon

Dr. Michael S. Turner, Bruce V. & Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago
Looking Back in Time: Cosmic Recipe for the Early Universe Transcript PDF icon

Dr. T. James Symons, Director, Nuclear Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Nature’s Recipe for Nuclear Matter Transcript PDF icon

Enrico Fermi Presidential Award Dinner & Keynote Address

Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham Transcript PDF icon