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    On May 20th diplomas were presented to the well-known British scientists - champion of peace - Mr.

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    On May 20th diplomas were presented to the well-known British scientists - champion of peace - Mr. John Bernal, acting President of the World Federation of Scientists, and Mr. Cecille Powell, President of the World Federation of Scientists, an expert in the field of the atom nuclei and coszic rays, on being elected members of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

    As he presents the diplomas, Vice-President of the USSR Academy of Sciences A.V.Topchiev speaks of the diverse scientific and public activities of the British scientists. We are proud, he said, that the membership roll of the USSR Academy of Sciences includes such outstanding scientists, public figures and champions of peace.

    Academicians A.I.Oparin, A.P.Vinogradov and N.N.Bogolyubov warmly congratulated the British colleagues on joining the ranks of the Soviet Academy.

    The British scientists, John Bernal and Cecille Powell made speeches in reply.

    The presentation ceremony was attended by members of the delegation of the World Federation of Scientists now in Moscow.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7TGHK7DLKRBZKDQCKQLBW45K7
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TGHK7DLKRBZKDQCKQLBW45K7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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