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The doomsday machine : confessions of a nuclear war planner

Author: Daniel Ellsberg
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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At the same time former presidential advisor and whistle-blower, Daniel Ellsberg, famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with him a chilling cache of top secret documents related to America's nuclear program in the 1960s. Here, he reveals the contents of those now-classified documents and makes clear their shocking relevance for today. The Doomsday Machine is Ellsberg's insider's account of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Daniel Ellsberg; Daniel Ellsberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Ellsberg
ISBN: 9781608196739 1608196739 9781608196708 1608196704
OCLC Number: 1085560228
Notes: First published in 2017 in the United States.
Description: 420 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part I The bomb and I --
Part II The road to doomsday.
Responsibility: Daniel Ellsberg.

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At the same time former presidential advisor and whistle-blower, Daniel Ellsberg, famously took the top-secret Pentagon Papers, he also took with him a chilling cache of top secret documents related to America's nuclear program in the 1960s. Here, he reveals the contents of those now-classified documents and makes clear their shocking relevance for today. The Doomsday Machine is Ellsberg's insider's account of the adangerous arms buildup, whose legacy and proposed renewal under the Trump administration threatens humanity's survival.

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