Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising from the Atomic Bomb to Sdi

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Stanford University Press, 1992 - Science - 358 pages
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CARDINAL CHOICES: Presidential Science Advising from the Atomic Bomb to SDI

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Engrossing and enlightening account of the checkered relationship between the scientific community and federal government from the Manhattan Project to SDI, by Herken (The Winning Weapon, 1980). Just ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
34
Chapter 4
49
The Impetus
67
Chapter 6
82
Chapter 7
101
The Perils
125
Chapter 9
146
Chapter 12
199
Speaking the Truth to Power
217
A EinsteinSzilard Letter to President Roosevelt proposal to build
229
The
235
F Killians Charter for PSAC December 1957
241
Garwin Letter to President Carter defense of a comprehensive test
250
Notes
263
Bibliography
341

Chapter 10
165
Chapter 11
184

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