The Leonard Lopate Show: Nuclear Weapons and Safety - WNYC

Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser uncovers secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and reveals how the combination of human fallibility and technological complexity still poses a grave risk to mankind. His new book Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: how do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

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