JFK Hanford Anniversary
5:43 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

50 Years Ago: JFK Visits Hanford Trying To De-Escalate Cold War

U.S. Department of Energy

Originally published on Tue September 24, 2013 5:38 pm

Fifty years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy stepped off a Marine helicopter into the dry heat of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington. He was there to see the massive new N Reactor.

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