Before long, the bomb was nearing completion, and Bohr felt that it was time to make further attempts to get his warnings to the highest powers: Roosevelt and Churchill. He was less concerned about Germans than the Russians, and whether and how much they should be told. If the Americans and British were open, then international policy regulating nuclear development could be enacted. But if they hid information from the Russians, the Russians were likely to develop the knowledge themselves and then be less likely to cooperate. After many obstacles, Bohr succeeded in obtaining a meeting with Churchill, but the meeting proved unproductive, largely because the two diametrically opposed personalities could not understand each other. Churchill, who had moved many with his commanding voice, had little interest in Bohr's mild whisper. On the other hand, Roosevelt was much more understanding. He agreed generally with
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United nations Committee, diametrically opposed personalities, unusual destructive force., fellow Hendrik Kramers