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The Real Story of How We Came Close to Nuclear Armageddon

A new documentary focuses on the Sept. 19, 1980, blowup of one of the Air Force’s Titan II rockets in Arkansas–a Kafkaesque saga of human error and bureaucratic incompetence.”> We live in scaring times. Nuclear Armageddon, or a reasonable fax thereof, remains a distinct prospect in the post-Cold War world, and thats not just because … Read More