Command and Control by Eric Schlosser
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Command and Control Summary
Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America's nuclear arsenal. A ground-breaking 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.
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"Starred Review. Nail-biting... thrilling... Mixing expert commentary with hair-raising details of a variety of mishaps..." - Publishers Weekly
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Eric Schlosser Author Biography
Eric Schlosser, an award-winning journalist, has written for Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, the Nation, and The New Yorker, among others. He has received a National Magazine Award and a Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for reporting. All three of his books (Reefer Madness, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, and Chew on This) have been national bestsellers. Fast Food Nation is assigned reading at universities across the country and was adapted to film in 2006.
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