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Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom

Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom

by Elaine Scarry

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780393080087
Pages: 592
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 15 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-29
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From one of our leading social thinkers, a compelling case for the elimination of nuclear weapons. During his impeachment proceedings, Richard Nixon boasted, "I can go into my office and pick up the telephone and in twenty-five minutes seventy million people will be dead." Nixon was accurately describing not only his own power but also the power of every American president in the nuclear age. Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon ...