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The Resource The button : the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump, William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina

The button : the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump, William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina

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The button : the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump
Title
The button
Title remainder
the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump
Statement of responsibility
William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"William J. Perry, Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration and Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering in the Carter administration, and Tom Z. Collina, Director of Policy at Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation in Washington, DC, reveal the shocking tales and sobering facts of nuclear executive authority throughout the atomic age, delivering a powerful condemnation against ever leaving explosive power this devastating under any one person's thumb"--
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1927-
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Perry, William James
Dewey number
355.02/170973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Collina, Tom Z.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Arms race
  • Nuclear arms control
  • War and emergency powers
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The button : the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump, William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-244) and index
Contents
Preface : "Your shot, Mr. President" -- The president's weapons -- Bolt from the blue -- Blundering into nuclear war -- Hacking the bomb -- No first use -- How not to spend $2 trillion -- Welcome to the new arms race -- The missile defense delusion -- Whydo we still have the bomb? -- The atomic Titanic
Control code
BK0025610489
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781948836999
Lccn
2019059814
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The button : the new nuclear arms race and presidential power from Truman to Trump, William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-244) and index
Contents
Preface : "Your shot, Mr. President" -- The president's weapons -- Bolt from the blue -- Blundering into nuclear war -- Hacking the bomb -- No first use -- How not to spend $2 trillion -- Welcome to the new arms race -- The missile defense delusion -- Whydo we still have the bomb? -- The atomic Titanic
Control code
BK0025610489
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781948836999
Lccn
2019059814
Other physical details
illustrations

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