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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Walter Pincus exposes the darkest secret in American nuclear history--sixty-seven nuclear tests in the South Pacific's Marshall Islands that decimated a people and their land. Blown to Hell: The Dark History of America's Deadliest Nuclear Test
Walter Pincus reported on intelligence, defense, and foreign policy for The Washington Post from 1966 through 2015. He was among Post reporters awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Among many other honors were the 1977 George Polk Award for articles exposing the neutron warhead, a 1981 Emmy for writing a CBS documentary on strategic nuclear weapons, and the 2010 Arthur Ross Award from the American Academy for Diplomacy for columns on foreign policy. Currently a contributing senior national security columnist for The Cipher Brief, he lives in Washington, DC.
Pincus will be joined in conversation with, David Ignatius, a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post and has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for four decades. He has written several New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Paladin: A Spy Novel. He lives in Washington, D.C.