Teller's war: the top-secret story behind the Star Wars deception

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Simon & Schuster, Aug 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 350 pages
Broad examines the connection between science and government in this account of Edward Teller's campaign to found and direct the Strategic Defense Initiative, piercing the myth of Star Wars, and exposing Teller's pursuit of a plan that could have opened the possibility of nuclear warfare in space.

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TELLER'S WAR: The Top-Secret Story Behind Star Wars

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New York Times science-writer Broad (Star Warriors, 1985, etc.), twice a Pulitzer-winner, presents a refreshingly factual account of how physicist Edward Teller sold the Star Wars concept to two ... Read full review

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Written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author of Star Warriors: A Penetrating Look into the Lives of the Young Scientists Behind Our Space Age Weaponry ( LJ 1/86), this book examines ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
19
Two A Rebellious Aide
65
Three The Selling of Star Wars
94
Four Cracks in the Shield
138
Five The Collapse
173
Six Assignation of Blame
212
Seven A Final Crusade
245
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Broad writes about science.

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