ACHRE Report



Why the Committee Was Created

The President's Charge

The Committee's Approach

Lessons from History: Looking to the Future

How this Report is Organized

A Final Note


[1 . ]U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power, November 1986, "American Nuclear Guinea Pigs: Three Decades of Radiation Experiments on U.S. Citizens" (ACHRE No. CON-050594-A-1).

[2 . ]U.S. Senate, Committee on Governmental Affairs, 11 November 1993, "Nuclear Health and Safety: Examples of Post World War II Radiation Releases at U.S. Nuclear Sites," GAO/RCED-94-51-FS (ACHRE No. CON-042894-A-4).

[3 . ]Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, proceedings of 21 April 1994, transcript, 112-113.

[4 . ]The full text of the Committee's charter appears at the end of this report. See table of contents for page number.

[5 . ]For further information on access to this collection, see "A Citizen's Guide to the Nation's Archives" at the end of this report.

[6 . ]David E. Lilienthal, The Journals of David E. Lilienthal: 1945-1950, 2 vols. (New York: Harper and Row, 1964), as quoted in David McCullough, Truman (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1992), 537-538.