Command And Control

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143125788
Size: 78.84 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.

Whole World On Fire

Author: Lynn Eden
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801472893
Size: 27.16 MB
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The author explores how the US government has underestimated the damage caused by nuclear weapons, leading it to build far more - and far more destructive - warheads than are needed for war-planning purposes.

Atomic Accidents

Author: James Mahaffey
ISBN: 9781605984926
Size: 36.28 MB
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A researcher and nuclear energy advocate describes a number of nuclear mishaps, analyzing what happened and why and explains how each of these accidents have furthered the study of the atom and nuclear energy and speculates on what the ...

The Limits Of Safety

Author: Scott Douglas Sagan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691021015
Size: 78.55 MB
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This book therefore challenges our beliefs, not only about nuclear weapons safety, but also about our ability to control the many other hazardous technologies on which modern society is based.

Idaho Falls

Author: William McKeown
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 1554905435
Size: 50.79 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.

Gods Of Metal

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141982276
Size: 48.28 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.

Strategic Command And Control

Author: Bruce G. Blair
Publisher: Brookings Inst Press
Size: 62.50 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

Reefer Madness

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547526751
Size: 77.16 MB
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Reefer Madness is a powerful investigation that illuminates the shadow economy and the culture that casts that shadow.