Statement by 8 eminent scientists & self, sayinglarge scale war disaster, perhaps end.
Genesis of statement: my broadcast 23.12.54
Appreciative letter Jol. Cur. [Joliot-Curie] 31.1.55
11.2.55 My letter to Einstein suggestingeminent men of science should dosomething dramatic on nuclear war.
16.2.55 Einstein agrees with every word.
25.2.55 Draft sent to E [Einstein]
4.3.55 E. [Einstein] suggested I shd. regard myself "as dictator of enterprise"
5.4.55 R [Russell] send draft, after consultations
11.4.55 E: [Einstein] "Gladly willing to sign your excellent statement". Letter received day of E's [Einstein] death.