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Command and Control,
- Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety ,
- Auteur(s): Eric Schlosser ,
- Narrateur(s): Scott Brick ,
- Durée: 20 h et 34 min
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Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America's nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary heroism, and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them? That question has never been resolved - and Schlosser reveals how the combination of human fallibility and technological complexity still poses a grave risk to mankind.
- Écrit par grant le 2020-11-27
Worth a listen, good overview of the cold war.
Évalué le: 2019-08-28
Gives an informative yet casual, character driven, complete overview of the cold war nuclear arms race from the American point of view. Goes mostly in chronological order and explains in detail the events that shaped history. Explains the reasoning behind every nuclear policy from a mostly unbiased point of view.
This book is accessible to most people and very important to read. I highly recommend it to anyone even slightly interested in history, international politics, war and peace.