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18 January 2018 | by Charlie McCann

Fingers on the buttons: a disturbing real-life story of the nuclear age


Fingers on the buttons: a disturbing real-life story of the nuclear age

 

Ellsberg describes his book as a “chronicle of human madness”. It is also a compendium of lies, told by the military’s top brass to civilian colleagues in government (including the President) and the public. The biggest fiction regards the purpose of America’s nuclear arsenal.





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