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Author Tucker, Todd, 1968-

Title Atomic America : how a deadly explosion and a feared admiral changed the course of nuclear history / Todd Tucker.

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.1799 TUC    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.17 TUC    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description viii, 277 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-265) and index.
Contents The USS United States: the cadre -- Rickover: January 3, 1961, 9:01 pm -- Idaho: the recovery -- The Army: the bachelor party -- The Air Force: Camp Century -- The investigation: the burial -- Enterprise.
Subject Nuclear reactor accidents -- Idaho -- Idaho Falls -- History -- 20th century.
Nuclear industry -- Military aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Idaho Falls (Idaho) -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781416544333

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