Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Test Ban

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Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Test Ban

By Glenn T. Seaborg
University of California Press, 1981
320 pp. $16.95

A major addition to the history of nuclear arms control. Seaborg, a distinguished scientist, was appointed chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission by President Kennedy (here presented favorably). The author played a significant role in the events leading up to the 1963 treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests. The book contains many lengthy quotations from his private journal.

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