Command And Control

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101638664
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At the heart of the book lies the struggle, amid the rolling hills and small farms of Damascus, Arkansas, to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States.

Command And Control

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141943173
Size: 49.63 MB
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At the heart of Command and Control lies the story of an accident at a missile silo in rural Arkansas, where a handful of men struggled to prevent the explosion of a ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by ...

Command And Control

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143125788
Size: 25.97 MB
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Presents a minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident that nearly caused a nuclear disaster, examining other near misses and America's growing susceptibility to a catastrophic event.

Atomic Accidents

Author: James Mahaffey
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480447749
Size: 54.44 MB
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In this lively book, long-time advocate of continued nuclear research and nuclear energy James Mahaffey looks at each incident in turn and analyzes what happened and why, often discovering where scientists went wrong when analyzing past ...

Strategic Command And Control

Author: Bruce G. Blair
Publisher: Brookings Inst Press
ISBN:
Size: 72.44 MB
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Looks at America's defense strategy, explains the importance of military command and control channels, and assesses their vulnerability to nuclear attack

Gods Of Metal

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141982276
Size: 76.11 MB
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The only sound was the sound of the wind.' Seventy years after the bombing of Hiroshima, Eric Schlosser's powerful, chilling piece of journalism exposes today's deadly nuclear age.

Idaho Falls

Author: William McKeown
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1554905435
Size: 32.69 MB
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Was the disaster promptly covered up to protect the burgeoning nuclear industry? Idaho Falls documents one of America's best-kept secrets and investigates the question of conspiracy.

How The End Begins

Author: Ron Rosenbaum
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857202774
Size: 10.21 MB
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The rest of the book looks at the broader nuclear issues facing the world in the 21st century: What is deterrence? Who can claim to have it? How many nuclear weapons can we live with? Is zero really possible?

Reefer Madness

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547526751
Size: 18.54 MB
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Reefer Madness is a powerful investigation that illuminates the shadow economy and the culture that casts that shadow.