April 11, 1961
MEMORANDUM BY ASSISTANT SECRETARY JONES TO SECRETARY OF STATE RUSK, 'YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH ISRAELI AMBASSADOR HARMAN'
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get citationJones informs Rusk that Israel is ready to allow a US visit to Dimona, but it must be kept secret. Jones also informed Rusk that the Atomic Energy Commission had selected two of its scientists to make the visit: Ulysses Staebler, assistant director of reactor development and chief of the Civilian Power Reactors Branch, and Jesse Croach Jr., a heavy water reactor expert with Dupont, the AEC’s principal contractor for heavy water reactor work."Memorandum by Assistant Secretary Jones to Secretary of State Rusk, 'Your Appointment with Israeli Ambassador Harman'," April 11, 1961, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, RG 59, DF, 033.84A11/4-1161. Obtained by William Burr. Originally published in Avner Cohen and William Burr, eds., National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book #547 (April 21, 2016). https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/123824