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Remembering Eisenhower's 'Atoms for Peace' Speech

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Remembering Eisenhower's 'Atoms for Peace' Speech

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Remembering Eisenhower's 'Atoms for Peace' Speech

Remembering Eisenhower's 'Atoms for Peace' Speech

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Fifty years ago Monday, President Eisenhower made his famous "Atoms for Peace" speech and changed the way the world handled nuclear material. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports on the consequences of the address.