AUTHORYork, Herbert F.
TITLEMaking Weapons, Talking Peace: A Physicist's Odyssey from Hiroshima to Geneva
CITYNew York, NY

This book tracks the career of the author, Herbert York, from his days as a young physicist in the Manhattan Project during World War II to the Comprehensive Test Ban talks during 1977-1981. York held positions of responsibility as the first Director of Defense Research and Engineering under President Eisenhower and chief negotiator at the Comprehensive Test Ban talks during the Carter administration. Thus, the narrative contains interesting information from this important period in the development of nuclear weapons, as well as personal anecdotes and insights into the lives of the participants.

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