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On February 9, 2011, Dr. Avner Cohen presented a lecture on his new book, The Worst Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb. This was a look into the taboo topic of Israel’s nuclear program presented to a group of Georgia Tech students, faculty, staff, and guests from off campus as a collaboration of the [...]
Just by glancing at its cover, Barefoot Gen appears to merely be a cheery Japanese comic book, or manga, as the medium is called in Japan. But the actual contents belie the surface of this exceptionally sad memoir. A story of the hard times war brings that culminates in the nuclear annihilation of Hiroshima, Barefoot [...]
In Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, Lawrence Wittner tells the captivating story of the transnational nuclear disarmament movement. An abbreviated version of his award winning trilogy, The Struggle Against the Bomb, this book is based on substantial research into previously top secret government documents, the files of disarmament [...]