One journalist’s lifelong quest to understand who and what was responsible for his father’s suicide.
Len Ackland is a former newspaper reporter and editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists magazine. He wrote a book about the Rocky Flats nuclear bomb factory near Denver. This current assignment's most haunting memory was his visit to the desert Trinity site in New Mexico where the nuclear weapons age burst upon us 70 years ago.
How the controversial new B61-12 bomb entered the U.S. arsenal of weapons is a tale of the extraordinary influence of the “nuclear enterprise,” as the
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