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    John F. Kennedy Document Signed "John F. Kennedy" as President, one page, 15.25" x 11.75". Washington, September 20, 1962. Countersigned "Dean Rusk" as Secretary of State. Appointment of physicist Henry DeWolf Smyth as "an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sixth Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency..." Fine 3.5" diameter embossed paper presidential seal affixed at left. Dr. Henry DeWolf Smyth (1898-1986) was the author of the federal government's official report on the development of the atomic bomb, "Atomic Energy for Military Purposes" (known as the Smyth Report) made public shortly after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He had served as a special consultant to the Manhattan Engineer District (Manhattan Project). Smyth was a member of the Atomic Energy Commission (1949-1954) and U.S. representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (1961-1970). The Sixth Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency was held in Vienna September 18-26, 1962. Mint condition!

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