Unleashing the Power of the Atom

Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2013 by WorldAffairs

“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.” Albert Einstein

Command and Control, Eric Schlosser’s (Fast Food Nation) ground-breaking account of accidents, near-misses, and extraordinary heroism in America’s nuclear arsenal is getting a lot of press. While you’re on the waiting list to read this vibrant narrative, check out some of these other fascinating titles on various aspects of the nuclear issue.

Fallout          Nuclear Roulette         One Minute to Midnight

Shopping for Bombs          The Second Nuclear Age        Nuclear Terrorism   

Tagged: Eric Schlosser, investigative journalism, nuclear accidents, nuclear weapons, World Affairs: Past and Present