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Rudolph Herzog - A Short History of Nuclear Folly

May 2 2013 7:00 pm
May 2 2013 8:00 pm

An accident involving nuclear devices should command instant attention, yet, as Herzog documents in his darkly compelling chronicle of near-misses with atomic disaster, there have been numerous incidents largely unknown to the general public, including schemes to use H-bombs to build canals and the loss of some forty nuclear weapons during the Cold War.

ISBN-13: 9781612191737
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Melville House, 4/2013

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