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This article details presidents of the University of North Carolina from 1795 to 1950. Joseph Caldwell was elected the first president of the University in 1804, and Gordon Gray was elected 10th president of the University in 1950.
The scholastic and professional career of Gordon Gray is outlined by Coates, from his law schools days to newspaper business, army duty, and presidency of University of North Carolina.
This article examines the decision of Gordon Gray, chair of the Personnel Security Board of the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in 1954, to deny security clearance to Robert Oppenheimer. Viewed by some as being part of the 'Red Scare,' the decision was approved based on Oppenheimer's associations, conduct, and opposition to national policy regarding the hydrogen bomb.