Fred Kaplan – The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

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January 27, 2020 – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Fred Kaplan drops in on the key flashpoints of the Nuclear Age, from Harry S Truman first getting word that the Manhattan Project had birthed its radioactive fruit, to the Cuban Missile Crisis and Reagan’s peace offerings to Gorbachev, to modern fears of rogue nations and terrorists gaining access to the ultimate firecrackers.

Fred Kaplan is the national-security point man for Slate, and is the author of five previous books including Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, and the Pulitzer finalist The Plot to Change the American Way of War.