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According to the understanding reached in our discussion
Nuclear Reactor Project at
Six copies of the report are attached hereto, for use in
Certain information contained in this report will prevent
its declassification according to regulations now in effect.
It is our hope, however, that the report may be judged by new
guides, now under consideration, and that the new guides may
be officially adopted in the very near future.
If it should develop that new guides which would permit the
declassification of this report are not adopted, or if their
possibility that declassification may be permitted as an
Finally, if neither of these courses are feasible, it is
requested that declassification be accomplished with whatever
minimum deletion is necessary.
Our concern in this involves much more than an academic
interest in the present boundary between information of
The ease or difficulty which we may experience in building
the Nuclear Reactor described in this report, or indeed the
feasibility of attempting the project at all, depends in a large
part on the portion of the project which may be constructed and
operated as an unclassified establishment. Hence our keen
interest in this decision, and our desire for as early an answer
Please accept our thanks for the cooperation courtesy
you have extended us.
Department of Physics