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Arms Control - disarmament and control of nuclear weapons including treaties and verification
Arms Race - role of nuclear weapons in the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union from 1945 to 1990.
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Civil Defense - efforts made by the United States government to protect citizens from the effects of a nuclear attack during the Cold War.
Cultural Issues - influence of nuclear weapons on literature, art, film, and music
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D
Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb - events surrounding the decision to use atomic bombs on Japan and the legacy of that decision
Depleted Uranium - uranium taken from nuclear reactors for use hardening conventional munitions and armor
Domestic Control in the U.S. - control of atomic energy in the United States from the Manhattan Project to the present by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
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E
Environmental Effects - policy issues concerning the effects of producing nuclear weapons and power - topics include nuclear and chemical waste associated with the production of nuclear materials and nuclear testing
Espionage and Intelligence Gathering - current and past spies and nuclear intelligence gathering operations worldwide
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M
Museums - home pages of museums and exhibits that feature nuclear issues
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Nuclear Accidents - Civilian - accidents involving civilian applications of nuclear energy including nuclear reactors, fuel preparation, and nuclear waste
Nuclear Accidents - Military - accidents involving preparation and handling of nuclear weapons
Nuclear Power - topics associated with the use of nuclear energy for the generation of electricity
Nuclear Waste - generation and storage of waste from production of nuclear power and fissile materials
Nuclear Weapons Testing - the history and legacy of nuclear weapons tests worldwide
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P
Proliferation - spread and current status of nuclear materials and weapons worldwide
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S
Smithsonian Exhibit - events surrounding the Enola Gay exhibit at the Air and Space Museum 1994-95
Social Issues - impact of nuclear issues on the societies of the United States, Japan, and other countries
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Terrorism - issues associated with the potential use of conventional nuclear weapons and radiological dispersal devices by terrorists
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