Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics

By Edward Teller; Judith L. Shoolery | Go to book overview

IN THE MATTER OF
J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER

Transcript of Hearing before
Personnel Security Board,
April 12,1954 through May 6, 1954.

Examination of Edward Teller, pages 709-727

Mr. Gray: Dr. Teller, do you wish to testify under oath?

Dr. Teller: I do. Mr. Gray: Would you raise your right hand and give me your full name?

Dr. Teller: Edward Teller.

Mr. Gray: Edward Teller, do you swear that the testimony you are to give the board shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?

Dr. Teller: I do.

Whereupon, Edward Teller was called as a witness, and having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows:

Mr. Gray: Will you sit down.

Dr. Teller, it is my duty to remind you of the existence of the so-called perjury statutes with respect to testifying in a Government proceeding and testifying under oath. May I assume that you are generally familiar with those statutes?

The Witness: I am.

Mr. Gray: May I ask, sir, that if in the course of your testimony it becomes necessary for you to refer to or to disclose restricted data, you let me know in advance, so that we may take appropriate and necessary steps in the interests of security.

Finally, may I say to you that we consider this proceeding a confidential matter between the Atomic Energy Commission, its officials and witnesses on the one hand, and Dr. Oppenheimer and his representatives on the other. The Commission is not

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