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The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the Birth of the Modern Arms Race

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  • The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the Birth of the Modern Arms Race (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Priscilla McMillan

    The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the Birth of the Modern Arms Race

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    2006
    English
    Annotated.
    374 pages

    ISBN: 0142001155
    ISBN-13: 9780142001158

    In a groundbreaking book that recasts the history of the Cold War, bestselling author Priscilla J. McMillan exposes, for the first time, the truth behind J. Robert Oppenheimer's 1954 trial on charges of violating national security. Drawing on newly declassified papers and extensive interviews, McMillan places Oppenheimer's opposition to development of the hydrogen bomb at the heart of the story?opposition that made him the victim of government officials who, conspiring with rival scientist Edward Teller, deceived President ... Show more

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