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Sherwin, Martin J.

Summary: Sherwin sets the Cuban Missile Crisis, with its potential for nuclear holocaust, in a wider historical narrative of the Cold War: how such a crisis arose, and why at the very last possible moment it didn't happen. He gives us a riveting explanation of the crisis itself, while also exploring the origins, scope, and consequences of the evolving place of nuclear weapons in the post WWII world....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.9106 SHE

Bird, Kai

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress. In this biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT BIR

8 holds on 13 copies

Summary: The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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