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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | History

8 edition of Five minutes to midnight found in the catalog.

Five minutes to midnight

why the nuclear threat is growing faster than ever

by Tom Harkin

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear warfare,
    • World politics -- 1985-1995,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      Other titles5 minutes to midnight.
      Statementby Tom Harkin with C.E. Thomas.
      ContributionsThomas, C. E. 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .H364 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 383 p. ;
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1861805M
      ISBN 101559720425
      LC Control Number90019405

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      The answer is obvious. Unlike tactical weapons, intercontinental strategic nukes were designed to directly target the far-off homeland of an enemy. Even those numbers, of course, already offered a vision of an Armageddon-like global war. The challenge in his voice was unmistakable.

      He stuffed all the remaining open space with food from the cafeteria and hustled over to the temple, alone except for the clicking of his mechanical leg. Sartain took the next question from a man who looked every inch a Washington lawyer, from his executive all-weather coat to his hard-set features. This time her hand was up, waving at him, and she smiled broadly when he acknowledged her. It was then backed by figures like Vannevar Bush, who headed the Office of Scientific Research and Development, which had overseen the wartime Manhattan Protect.


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