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December 13th, 2011

Winter reading: Two new books from CISAC researchers

CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news

Coming out this holiday season are two new books by CISAC researchers. In The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb, Philip Taubman, a former editor and reporter at the New York Times explores the lives of Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Sam Nunn, William Perry, and Sidney Drell, and their attempt to reduce the nuclear threat. In Richard Rhodes' new book, Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the life and times of the Hollywood celebrity whose inventions helped make GPS, Wi-Fi, and radio-guided torpedoes a reality.




November 29th, 2011

Richard Rhodes chronicles the life of scientist and star Hedy Lamarr

CISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement

In his new book, Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the life and times of the Hollywood celebrity whose inventions helped make GPS, Wi-Fi, and radio-guided torpedoes a reality. Rhodes, the author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb and more than 20 other books, is a CISAC affiliate. Read more »



October 14th, 2011

Richard Rhodes: "Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State"

CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news

In the Washington Post, Richard Rhodes reviews "Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State."




May 19th, 2011

Jason Armagost: A pilot and soldier read from their work

CISAC, FSI Stanford News

As part of the ongoing Ethics and War series, Jason Armagost, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and Brian Turner, who served for seven years in the U.S. army, read recently from their works of prose and poetry. CISAC affiliate Richard Rhodes moderated a discussion afterward.




March 7th, 2011

Richard Rhodes: 'What if deterrence fails?'

CISAC in the news: The New York Times Book Review on March 6, 2011

CISAC's Richard Rhodes reviews in the New York Times Ron Rosenbaum's "How the End Begins," which explores the possibility of a second Holocaust. Rhodes' most recent book is "The Twilight of the Bombs."





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