A Nuclear Family Vacation

A Nuclear Family Vacation

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In A Nuclear Family Vacation, husband-and-wife journalists Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger hit the road to explore the secretive world of nuclear weaponry. Weaving together first-class travel writing and crack investigative journalism, the pair pursues both adventures and answers: Why are nuclear weapons still on hair-trigger alert? Is there really such a thing as a suitcase nuke? And which nuclear power plants are most likely to be covers for weapons programs? Their itinerary takes them from the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan to the U.S.'s own top-secret qSite R, q opening a unique perspective on the world's vast nuclear infrastructure and the international politics at play behind it.... a€œadult contemporarya€ singer Alison Krauss, and B movie actress Linda Purl, star of the made-for-TV movies Frozen Impact and Born Free: A New Adventure. ... We had the sense that long before we got there, Cheyenne had morphed into something that resembled a Disney resort. ... she said, walking us through a PowerPoint briefing that listed all the different commands housed inside the mountain.

Title:A Nuclear Family Vacation
Author:Nathan Hodge, Sharon Weinberger
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2011-02-15


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