The Horrors of War I

Nutshell history lessons that call the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki "industrial targets".

The clever idea of intense radiation from an unshielded reactor wreaking havoc in the wake of a cruise missile on its way to deliver a dozen warheads.

Residents of St. George, Utah, being told to stay indoors for a few hours when fallout clouds drifted their way.

The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas is a horrifying place. The underlying theme seemed to be how nifty atomic weapons are, as it serves as a monument to American exceptionalism and technology, with minimal critical examination of the process and its legacy.

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