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Command and control

Eric Schlosser

Command and control

nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety

by Eric Schlosser

  • 59 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Government policy,
  • United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Strategic Missile Wing, 308th,
  • Titan (Missile),
  • Accidents,
  • Safety measures,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    From investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, comes an account of the management of nuclear weapons. Through accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control 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?

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 957-1037).

    StatementEric Schlosser
    SeriesThorndike Press large print nonfiction, Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264.3 .S45 2013b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1041 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages1041
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150849M
    ISBN 101410461939
    ISBN 109781410461933
    LC Control Number2013029842
    OCLC/WorldCa851416956

      It reveals how even the most brilliant of minds can offer us only the illusion of control. Audacious, gripping and unforgettable, Command and Control is a tour de force of investigative journalism. Eric Schlosser is the author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness, as well as the co-author of a children's book, Chew on This.4/5(20).   Beyond Command and Control – A Book Review Beyond Command and Control – A Book Review. John Seddon of Vanguard Consulting Ltd. kindly shared an advance copy of his upcoming new book “Beyond Command and Control” with me recently. I am delighted to be able to share my impressions of the book with you, by way of this review.

    The Oscar-shortlisted documentary Command and Control, directed by Robert Kenner, finds its origins in Eric Schlosser's book and continues to explore the little-known history of the management and safety concerns of America's nuclear aresenal. A myth-shattering exposé of America’s nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management 4/5(22). Start studying Command and Control: ICS, Strategy Development, and Tactical Selections, Book 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

      Command and Control Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety (Book): Schlosser, Eric: The New Yorker Excellent hair-raising Command and Control is how nonfiction should be written. (Louis Menand) Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America's nuclear arsenal. A ground-breaking account of .   To run a Control Panel tool in Windows, type the appropriate command in the Open box or at a command prompt. NOTE: If you want to run a command from a command prompt, you must do so from the Windows , note that your computer may not have all of the tools listed in this article, as your Windows installation may not include all of these components.


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