Eric Schlosser: "Command And Control"

Aerial view of Hanford B-Reactor site, June 1944, part of the Manhattan Project. 
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Aerial view of Hanford B-Reactor site, June 1944, part of the Manhattan Project.

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Eric Schlosser: "Command And Control"

Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser 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? He joins guest host Steve Roberts in studio to talk about his new book, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety."

Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser 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? He joins guest host Steve Roberts in studio to talk about his new book, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety."

Guests

Eric Schlosser

author, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety." He is also the author of "Fast Food Nation" and "Reefer Madness."

Read An Excerpt

Excerpt from "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety " by Eric Schlosser. Copyright 2013 by Eric Schlosser. Reprinted here by permission of Penguin Press. All rights reserved.

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