The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg

By Daniel Ellsberg

From the mythical whistle-blower who printed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the risks of America's best mystery, seventy-year-long nuclear coverage that--chillingly--continues to this day.

Here, for the 1st time, former excessive point protection analyst Daniel Ellsberg unearths his surprising first-hand account of America's nuclear application within the Sixties. From the remotest air bases within the Pacific Command, the place he came across that the authority to begin use of nuclear guns used to be greatly delegated, to the key plans for common nuclear struggle lower than Eisenhower, which, if achieved, might reason the near-extinction of humanity--Ellsberg indicates that the legacy of this most threatening palms buildup within the heritage of civilization--and its proposed renewal below the Trump administration--threatens our very survival. No different insider with excessive point entry has written so candidly of the nuclear technique of the past due Eisenhower and early Kennedy years, and not anything has essentially replaced on account that that era.

Framed as a memoir--a chronicle of insanity during which Ellsberg recognizes participating--this gripping reveal reads like a mystery and gives possible steps we will take to dismantle the present "doomsday desktop" and keep away from nuclear disaster, returning Ellsberg to his function as whistleblower. The Doomsday Machine is hence a real-life Dr. Strangelove tale and an finally hopeful--and powerfully important--book approximately not only our state, however the way forward for the world.

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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

From the mythical whistle-blower who published the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the risks of America's best mystery, seventy-year-long nuclear coverage that--chillingly--continues to today. the following, for the 1st time, former excessive point safety analyst Daniel Ellsberg unearths his surprising first-hand account of America's nuclear application within the Nineteen Sixties.

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