"WE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS WHO HAVE WORKED TOGETHER TO DEFEAT FASCISM AND WHO ARE PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EMERGENCE UPON THE WORLD STAGE OF THIS GREAT NEW FORCE, ATOMIC ENERGY, HAVE A DIRECT AND SPECIAL RESPONSIBLITY IN THIS CRISIS OF HUMANITY"
EINSTEIN, Albert. Typed Letter signed. Princeton, April 30th, 1948. One leaf, typed on recto, for one page.
Fantastic typed letter signed by Einstein, soliciting funds for a program of public education "so that the American people will understand all that is at stake" when it comes to atomic energy and nuclear weapons. "It is our duty to do all within our power to assure that this historic achievement of mankind does not become his trap and his tomb." $22,500.