By Russell Hoffman, Concerned Citizen
Nuclear-related books in the personal collection of the webmaster. Includes pro-, con-, government, etc.. This list does not include all government documents in my collection. See end for list of video titles. It is also missing a collection of books currently stored at a distant location.
For a list of nuclear reactors in the
A SPIRIT CAPABLE: THE STORY OF COMMONWEALTH EDISON, by John Hogan, The Mobius Press, Chicago, IL, 1986.
ABOLITION, by Jonathan Schell.
Alfred A. Knopf,
THE ACCIDENT AT THREE MILE ISLAND: THE NEED FOR CHANGE: THE LEGACY OF TMI: REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION, John G. Kemeny, Chairman. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 79-25694.
THE ACCIDENTAL HAZARDS OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, by Richard E. Webb.
ACHIEVING ECO-NOMIC SECURITY ON SPACESHIP EARTH USING FREE-MARKET-FORCES TO SAVE OUR LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM, by Jim Bell. An ELSI Publication,
AGAINST THE STATE OF NUCLEAR TERROR, by Joel Kovel, South End Press,
ALL ABOUT THE ATOM, by Ira M. Freeman. Illustrated by George Wilde. Random House,
THE ANGRY GENIE: ONE MAN'S WALK THROUGH THE NUCLEAR AGE, by Dr. Karl Z. Morgan and Ken M. Peterson.
ANIMALS IN ATOMIC RESEARCH
THE ANTI-NUCLEAR HANDBOOK, by Stephen Croall & Kaianders. A Pantheon Documentary Comic Book, Pantheon Books,
AT ANY COST: JACK WELCH, GENERAL ELECTRIC, AND THE PURSUIT OF PROFIT, by Thomas F. O'Boyle. Alfred E. Knopf, Inc.,
THE ATOM FROM A TO Z, by K. Gladkov. Translated by Michael Zimmerman. Revised from the 1967 edition. MIR Publishers,
ATOMIC AUDIT: THE COSTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF
ATOMIC ENERGY: BOY SCOUTS OF
THE ATOMIC NUCLEUS, by M.Korsunsky, translated from the Russian by G. Yankovsky.
ATOMS, ENERGY, AND MACHINES, by Jack McCormick, The American
BASIC RADIATION BIOLOGY, by Donald J. Pizzarello and Richard L. Witcofski. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, PA, 1967.
BETTER A SHIELD THAN A SWORD: PERSPECTIVES ON DEFENSE AND TECHNOLOGY, by Dr. Edward Teller. The Free Press division of Macmillan,
BLAMING TECHNOLOGY: THE IRRATIONAL SEARCH FOR SCAPEGOATS, by Samuel C. Florman. (Chapter Six is titled, "Nuclear Angst".) St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1981.
BOMBS IN THE BACKYARD: ATOMIC TESTING AND AMERICAN POLITICS, by A. Costandina Titus.
BRIGHTER THAN A THOUSAND SUNS: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS, by Robert Jungk. (Cover quote by Bertrand Russell: "One of the most interesting books I have ever read. It is more exciting than any novel and, at the same time, it is packed with information which is both new and valuable.".) Translated by James Cleugh. A Harvest/HBJ Book, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1956, 1958.
THE CALIFORNIA NUCLEAR INITIATIVE: ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF THE ISSUES, contributors: John H. Barton, Thomas J. Connolly, Michael J. Boskin, Richard J. Gilbert, J. Martin Brown, Charles J. Meyers, Edited by W. C. Reynolds. Stanford University Institute for Energy Studies,
CHERNOBYL: A DECADE: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH CHERNOBYL SASAKAWA MEDICAL COOPERATION SYMPOSIUM, KIEV, UKRAINE, OCTOBER 14-15, 1996, edited by Shunichi Yamashita, Yoshisada Shibata. Excerpta Medica International Congress Series 1156, Elsevier Science,
CHERNOBYL: THE FORBIDDEN TRUTH, by Alla Yaroshinskaya, forward by Dr. John W. Gofman, translated by Michele Kahn and Julia Sallabank. Jon Carpenter / Oxford, England, 1994 (Originally published in 1988 in Russian).
CITIZEN SCIENTIST, by Frank von Hipple. (Quote on cover: "From the environment to dissent, a leading scientist talks about the future of the planet.") The American Institute of Physics, Masters of Modern Physics, A Touchstone Book, Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1991.
COMMENTS ON NUCLEAR POWER, by A. Stanley Thompson,
CONTROLLING THE ATOM: THE BEGINNINGS OF NUCLEAR REGULATION 1946-1962, by George T. Mazuzan & J. Samuel Walker. (Both authors are listed as historians at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.)
COUNSELS OF WAR: The Revealing Story of the Experts and Advisers -- Scientists, Academics, Think-Tank Strategists -- Who Have Influenced and Helped Determine American Nuclear Arms Policy From Hiroshima to "Star Wars", Expanded Edition, by Gregg Herken.
COUNTDOWN TO A NUCLEAR MORATORIUM, Edited by Richard Munson. Environmental Action Foundation,
COVER UP: WHAT YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSED TO KNOW ABOUT NUCLEAR POWER, by Karl Grossman. The Permanent Press,
CRITICAL MASS: 1945 - 1995: FIFTY YEARS OF NUCLEAR ARMS: A BLACK & WHITE COMIC STRIP COLLECTION, by Garret Izumi. Shortwave Productions,
CRITICAL MASS: VOICES FOR A NUCLEAR-FREE FUTURE, Preface by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, featuring Daniel Ellsberg, Michio Kaku, Howard Zinn, Lorraine Rekmans, Edited by Greg Ruggiero and Stuart Sahulka, Introduction by Thomas Harrison & Joanne Landy, with a message from the Mayor of Hiroshima, Takashi Hiraoka. (Over title: "Our ultimate goal should be the demilitarization of the entire planet".) A joint project of Open Media and The Campaign for Peace and Democracy,
CRITICAL MASSES: OPPOSITION TO NUCLEAR POWER IN
CRITICAL PATH, by R. Buckminster Fuller.
CULT OF THE ATOM: The Secret Papers of the Atomic Energy Commission, by Daniel Ford. Simon and
THE CURVE OF BINDING ENERGY, by John McPhee. Farrar, Straus and
DAY ONE: BEFORE
DEADLY DECEIT: LOW-LEVEL RADIATION, HIGH-LEVEL COVER-UP, by Jay M. Gould and Benjamin A. Goldman, with Kate Millpointer. Four Walls Eight Windows Press,
DEAR MARGARET: LETTERS FROM
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: AN AGENCY THAT CANNOT BE REINVENTED, by Irwin M. Stelzer with Robert Patton. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Studies in Policy Reform,
A DESPERATE PASSION: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, by Dr. Helen Broinowski Caldicott. W. W. Norton and Company,
DIET FOR THE ATOMIC AGE, revised edition, by Sara Shannon. Instant Improvement, Inc., 1987, 1993, Printed in
DOE/EIS-0250D-S: SUPPLEMENT TO THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT for a Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada. U. S. Department of Energy. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, May, 2001. (Also the Draft itself, and the Yucca Mountain Science and Engineering Report -- Technical Information Supporting Site Recommendation Consideration.)
THE DORSET DISASTER, by Alexander Sidar III, illustrated with photographs, charts and maps. The Stonesong Press, a division of Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., New York, NY, 1980.
ECO-CATASTROPHE, by the Editors of Ramparts. (Includes a chapter titled, "Catch-24,400, or "Plutonium is my favorite Element" by Roger Rappaport.) Canfield Press Division of Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., San Francisco, CA, 1970.
ECOCIDE IN THE USSR: HEATH AND NATURE UNDER SIEGE, by Murray Feshbach
and Alfred Friendly, Jr., forward by Lester Brown. (Contains a number of sections
on Chernobyl.) Basic Books Division of Harper-Collins, Publishers, New York, NY,
THE EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS: AFP 136-1-3, revised edition,
prepared by the United Stated Department of Defence. Published by the United
States Atomic Energy Commission, U.S. Government Printing Office, April, 1962.
THE ELECTRIC WAR: THE FIGHT OVER NUCLEAR POWER, by Sheldon Novick. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA, 1976.
ENERGY: BOY SCOUTS OF
ENERGY AND CONFLICT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF EDWARD TELLER, by
ENERGY & SECURITY IN THE INDUSTRIALIZING WORLD, Edited by Raju G. C. Thomas & Bennett Ramberg. The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1990.
ENERGY EARTH AND EVERYONE: A GLOBAL ENERGY STRATEGY FOR SPACESHIP EARTH, by Medard Gabel with the World Game Institute, with a foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller and an Afterword by Stewart Brand, Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco, CA, 1975. (First Edition.)
ENERGY FROM HEAVEN AND EARTH: ("In which a story is told about energy from its origins 15,000,000,000 years ago to its present adolescence -- turbulent, hopeful, beset by problems and in need of help"), by Dr. Edward Teller. W. H. Freeman and Company,
ENERGY FUTURE: REPORT OF THE ENERGY PROJECT AT THE
ENERGY / WAR: BREAKING THE NUCLEAR LINK, by Amory B. & L. Hunter Lovins. Friends of the Earth,
ENERGY WAR: REPORTS FROM THE FRONT, by Harvey Wasserman. Lawrence Hill & Co. in association with Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT, 1979.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF LONG-LIVED RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL, Proceedings of an International Workshop organised by the Nuclear Energy Agency in co-operation with the Environmental Directorate.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF NUCLEAR WAR, SCOPE 28 (SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON PROBLEMS OF THE ENVIRONMENT), VOLUME 1: PHYSICAL AND ATMOSPHERIC EFFECTS, second edition, by A. B. Pittock, T. P. Ackerman, P. J. Crutzen, M. C. MacCracken, C. S. Shapiro, and R. P. Turco. John Wiley & Sons, 1985, 1989. Printed in
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF NUCLEAR WAR, SCOPE 28 (SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON PROBLEMS OF THE ENVIRONMENT), VOLUME 2: ECOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL EFFECTS, second edition, by M. A. Harwell and T. C. Hutchinson. John Wiley & Sons, 1985, 1989. Printed in
EVERYONE'S TRASH PROBLEM: NUCLEAR WASTES, by Margaret O. Hyde and Bruce G. Hyde. McGraw-Hill Book Company,
EXPLAINING THE ATOM, by Selig Hecht. (Additional text on front cover: "A remarkable book which actually makes the atom and its energy comprehensible to the intelligent layman, even though he has no scientific background." Among the quotes on the back cover: "A fascinating popular book . . .that can be understood be every attentive reader." -- Albert Einstein.) The Viking Press,
EXPOSURE: VICTIMS OF RADIATION SPEAK OUT: The Chugoku Newspaper. Translated by Kirsten McIvor, forward by Robert J. Lifton. Kodansha International,
FAIL-SAFE, by Eugene Burdick, co-author of The Ugly American, and Harvey Wheeler. (Quotes on the back cover include, "Both a thriller and a nightmare...rushes ahead with cold-sweat intensity... the reader will be thoroughly shaken when he finished it." --
THE FAIL-SAFE SOCIETY: COMMUNITY
FALLOUT: AN AMERICAN NUCLEAR TRAGEDY, by Philip L. Fradkin. (Quote on cover: "...provides important lessons that we ignore at our own peril." --
THE FATE OF THE EARTH, by Jonathan Schell. (Quote on cover: "It may be one of the most important works of recent years... there still may be hope to save our civilization." -- Walter Cronkite. Many other quotes are included inside and on the back cover.). Avon Books, Hearst Corporation,
FIGHTING RADIATION AND CHEMICAL POLLUTANTS WITH FOOD, HERBS, & VITAMINS, DOCUMENTED NATURAL REMEDIES THAT BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY AND DETOXIFY, by Steven R. Schechter, N. D.. Introduction by C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph. D.. Vitality, Ink,
FINAL WARNING: THE LEGACY OF
FINAL WARNING: THE LEGACY OF
FROM DETERRENCE TO DEFENSE: THE INSIDE STORY OF STRATEGIC POLICY, by Michael Charlton. (Additional text on cover: "Candid Interviews with the Architects of American Nuclear Policy.")
GAO / NSIAD-98-1: NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIERS: COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF CONVENTIONALLY AND NUCLEAR-POWERED CARRIERS, United States General Accounting Office, Report to Congressional Requesters, National Security and International Affairs Division, Washington, D.C., August, 1998.
A GENERAL ACCOUNT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF METHODS OF USING ATOMIC ENERGY FOR MILITARY PURPOSES UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT 1940-1945, by H. D. Smyth, Chairman of the Department of Physics of Princeton University, Consultant to the Manhattan District U. S. Corps of Engineers. Written at the request of Major General L. R. Groves,
THE GIFT OF TIME: THE CASE FOR ABOLISHING NUCLEAR WEAPONS, by Jonathan Schell. Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company,
THE GOLD CREW, by Thomas N. Scortia and Frank M. Robinson. Warner Books, New York, NY, 1980 (fiction)
HANS BETHE: PROPHET OF ENERGY, by Jeremy Bernstein. Basic Books, Inc., Publishers,
HAVE FEET, SPEAK TRUTH, by Kevin Shay. (Inside cover quotes include: “Inspirational. Saying thank you is never enough, but thank you.” – Premkumar, cofounder, Friends of All, world peace walker, Ahmedabad,
HEALTH EFFECTS OF LOW-LEVEL RADIATION, Volumes 1 & 2, by the Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives and the Health and Scientific Research Subcommittee of the Labor and Human Resources Committee and the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate, ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, April 19, 1979, Serial Nos. 96-41 and 96-42.
THE HEIRS OF
HIGH TECH HOLOCAUST
HOTSPOTS: THE LEGACY OF
HOW TO MAKE NUCLEAR WEAPONS OBSOLETE, by Robert Jastrow. Little, Brown and Company,
IF YOU LOVE THIS PLANET: A PLAN TO HEAL THE EARTH, by Helen Caldicott, M. D.. W. W. Norton & Company,
IMPROVING PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, by the Committee o Assess the Policies and Practices of the Department of Energy to Design, Manage, and Procure Environmental Restoration, Waste Management, and Other Construction Projects, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
INDEX ON CENSORSHIP #1 (THE MAGAZINE FOR FREE SPEECH, VOLUME 25, NO. 1, JANUARY/FEBRUARY, 1996, ISSUE #168): ONCE AND FUTURE SHOCK: SECRET CHERNOBYLS: THE FAILURE OF HUMAN RIGHTS, Editor & Chief Executive: Ursula Owen, Writers & Scholars International, Ltd., London, England.
IN SEARCH OF ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE: MOVING BEYOND BLAME, by Bruce Piasecki & Peter Asmus. Foreword by Jean-Michel Cousteau. Introduction by Congresswoman Claudine Schneider. Afterword by the Honorable Robert K. Dawson. Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster, Inc.,
THE INVISIBLE NUCLEAR WAR: THE EFFECTS OF LOW-LEVEL RADIATION, THE MASSIVE GOVERNMENT COVER-UP, AND THE CONTINUING BATTLE WAGED BY THE NUCLEAR POWERS AGAINST ALL LIFE ON EARTH, by Carol Brouillet, Leslie J. Freeman and Dave Ratcliffe. Major excerpts courtesy of Dr. Rosalie Bertell, Dr. John Gofman, Dr. Jay Gould, Norman Solomon and Dr. Ernest Sternglass. (an unpublished text; photocopied by the primary author.)
AN IRREVERENT ILLUSTRATED VIEW OF NUCLEAR POWER, by John W. Gofman, (also known as "IRREVY"). Committee for Nuclear Responsibility,
LEVEL 7, by Mordecai Roshwald. (Additional cover text: "A horrifying, prophetic document of the future -- the diary of a man living 4000 feet underground in a society hell-bent on atomic self-destruction.") Signet Books,
THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK OF ATOMIC WAR, by Marc Ian Barasch. (Additional text on cover: "The Last Word -- And the Last Laugh -- On the War to End Them All." On the back: "Straight from Official
LIVING DOWNSTREAM: AN ECOLOGIST LOOKS AT CANCER AND THE ENVIRONMENT, by Sandra Steingraber. (Front cover quote by Alan Lightman: "At once intimate and public, inspirational and frightening, essential reading for our time".) Perseus Books, Reading, MA, 1997 (contains sections on radioactivity in our environment).
LIVING WITH THE BOMB: CAN WE LIVE WITHOUT ENEMIES?, by Dorothy Rowe. Routledge & Kegan Paul,
LOS ALAMOS EXPERIENCE, by Phyllis K. Fisher, Japan Publications, Tokyo, New York, Printed in U.S.A., 1985 (first edition).
THE MAKING OF AN INSPECTOR: AN ASME BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE SHOP INSPECTOR, by Laurence Kelly, Vantage Press, New York, NY, 1977 (first edition, signed by the author's daughter).
THE MAKING OF A SOVIET SCIENTIST: MY ADVENTURES IN NUCLEAR FUSION AND SPACE FROM STALIN TO STAR WARS, by Roald Z. Sagdeev, former director of the Soviet Space Research Institute. Foreword by Carl Sagan. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,
THE MAN WHO FLEW INTO HELL (special feature in Reader's Digest). Large-type edition, May, 1991.
MEGAWATTS AND MEGATONS: A TURNING POINT IN THE NUCLEAR AGE?, by Richard L. Garwin and Georges Charpak. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 2001.
MELTDOWN: THE SECRET PAPERS OF THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION:
THE MENACE OF ATOMIC ENERGY, by Ralph Nader and John Abbotts. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.,
MERRY-GO-SORRY: A MEMOIR OF JOY AND SADNESS; A STROKE SURVIVOR'S STORY, by Richard G. Cuddihy (member of the NASA Safety Review Panel for the Galileo Space
METAL OF DISHONOR: DEPLETED URANIUM: HOW THE PENTAGON RADIATES SOLDIERS & CIVILIANS WITH DU WEAPONS, Selections compiled and edited by the Depleted Uranium Education Project, Including selections by Rosalie Bertell, Helen Caldicott, Ramsey Clark, Jay M. Gould, Michio Kaku, Manuel Pino, Anna Rondon.
MISSILE ENVY: THE ARMS RACE AND NUCLEAR WINTER, 1986 revised edition, by Dr. Helen Caldicott. Bantam Books,
MOTHER COUNTRY: BRITAIN, THE WELFARE STATE AND NUCLEAR POLLUTION, by Marilynne Robinson (quote on back by John Nichols (clip): "It is as bloodcurdling as Rachel Carson's SILENT SPRING, as thought-provoking and prophetic as the best works of people like Barry Commoner and Loren Eiseley"). Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, NY, 1989 (this is the best book I've ever read -- rdh).
MR. ADAM, by Pat Frank. (Full title: "Would you like to be the only man in the world who could be a father? Mr. Adam was that man! What happened to him after an atom bomb explosion made every other living male sterile is an extremely funny story.") Pocket Books,
MULTIPLE EXPOSURES: CHRONICLES OF THE RADIATION AGE, by Catherine Caufield. Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, Great Britain, 1989
NAKED TO THE BONE: MEDICAL IMAGING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, by Bettyann Holtzmann Kevles. Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA, 1998.
NASA: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION: FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL
IMPACT STATEMENT FOR THE CASSINI MISSION, Office of Space
Science, Solar System Exploration Division, Washington, D. C., June, 1995.
NASA POCKET STATISTICS, from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 033-000-01150, Superintendent of Documents,
THE NEW NUCLEAR DEBATE, by Robert A. Gessert and J. Bryan Hehir. CRIA (Council on Religion and International Affairs) Special Studies #215,
NO CLEAR REASON: NUCLEAR POWER POLITICS, edited by the Radical Science Collective. Free Association Books,
NO NUKES: EVERYONE'S GUIDE TO NUCLEAR POWER, by Anna Gyorgy & Friends (Joseph Bowring, Nancy Folbre, Tom Harris, Howard Kohn, Peter Lichtner, Michael Lucas, Sam Lovejoy, Don Michak, Peter Natti, Steve Turner and Harvey Wasserman, with graphic artists Bonnie Acker, Peg Averill, Lionel Delevingne, Candace Kaihlanen, Susanna Natti, and Mike Prendergast, reviewers included Sr. Rosalie Bertell, Larry Bogart, Ken Bossong, Dr. Helen Caldicott, Dr. Barry Commoner, David Holzman, Charles Komanoff, and Richard Morgan). South End Press, Boston, MA, 1979 (first edition).
NOT IN MY BACK YARD: THE HANDBOOK, by Jane Anne Morris. (Dedication: To the Inhabitants of the Next Century ... Who will surely have lots of question for the survivors of this one."). Silvercat Publications,
NUCLEAR CULTURE: LIVING AND WORKING IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST ATOMIC COMPLEX, by Paul Loeb (back cover quote by Studs Terkel: "Paul Loeb's portrait of a nuclear weapons and power community is as brilliant as it is disturbing. The dangers of banality that threaten our sanity and existence have rarely been so vividly offered"). Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.
NUCLEAR DETERRENCE AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY: ALTERNATIVE NUCLEAR REGIMES, by David W. Tarr. Longman Publishing Group,
NUCLEAR ENERGY: ITS PHYSICS AND ITS SOCIAL CHALLENGE, by David Rittenhouse Inglis,
THE NUCLEAR ENERGY OPTION: AN ALTERNATIVE FOR THE 90s, by Bernard L. Cohen. (Quotes on back cover from Hans A. Bethe, Ph. D., Dixy Lee Ray, Edward Teller, Ph. D., Rosalyn S. Yalow, Ph. D., Frederick Seitz, Ph. D., and Alvin M. Weinberg, Ph. D.) Plenum Publishing Corporation,
NORMAL ACCIDENTS: LIVING WITH HIGH-RISK TECHNOLOGIES, by Charles Perrow. ("With a new afterword and a postscript on the Y2K problem.") (A number of chapters are about nuclear issues, including the first ("Normal Accident at Three Mile Island") and the second ("Nuclear Power as a High-Risk System: Why We Have Not Had More TMIs -- But Will Soon".) Princeton University Press, Princiton, NY, 1999.
NUCLEAR FEAR: A HISTORY OF IMAGES, by Spencer R. Weart.
THE NUCLEAR FIX: A GUIDE TO NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES IN THE THIRD WORLD, by Thijs de la Court, Deborah Pick & Daniel Nordquist. Forewords by Amory & Hunter Lovins and Frank Barnaby. World Information Service on Energy (WISE),
NUCLEAR MADNESS: WHAT YOU CAN DO: With a new chapter on Three Mile Island, by Helen Caldicott (Additional title on cover: "The Choice Is Yours. A Safe Future. Or No Future At All".) Bantam Books, Autumn Press,
NUCLEAR MADNESS: WHAT YOU CAN DO: Revised Edition, by Helen Caldicott. W.W. Norton & Company,
NUCLEAR POWER: A REFERENCE HANDBOOK, by Harry Henderson. ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary World Issues Series, Santa Barbara, CA, Denver, CO, Oxford, England, 2000.
NUCLEAR POWER: BOTH SIDES, Edited by Michio Kaku and Jennifer Trainer.
(Additional text on cover: "The Best Arguments For and Against the Most Controversial
Technology.") W. W. Norton and Company, Inc.,
THE NUCLEAR POWER DECEPTION:
NUCLEAR POWER ISSUES AND CHOICES: REPORT OF THE NUCLEAR ENERGY POLICY STUDY GROUP, Spurgeon M. Keeny, Jr., Chairman. Sponsored by the Ford Foundation. Administered by the MITRE Corporation. Ballinger Publishing Company,
NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AS WEAPONS FOR THE ENEMY: AN UNRECOGNIZED
MILITARY PERIL, by Bennett Ramberg, University of California Press, Studies
in International and Strategic Affairs, William Potter, Editor, Center for International
and Strategic Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
(“Introduction to the Paperback Edition” Copyright 1984 by
the Regents of the University of California).
D.C. Heath and Co., 1980, 1984.
NUCLEAR POWER: THE UNVIABLE OPTION, revised and updated, by John J. Berger. (Cover photo is of a nuclear reactor at Gulf General Atomic,
NUCLEAR QUALITY SYSTEMS: AUDITOR TRAINING HANDBOOK, 2nd edition, prepared by ASQC Energy Division. Quality Press,
NUCLEAR RENEWAL: COMMON SENSE ABOUT ENERGY, by Richard Rhodes (cover quote: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB", back cover quotes by Dr. Hans A. Bethe and Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg). Wittle Books in association with Viking Press, 1993.
THE NUCLEAR SURVIVAL KIT: CATALOGUE OF 8 1/2 B Y11 INCH XEROX POSTERS, by Dona An McAdams. New York, NY, May 1st, 1982 (Signed and numbered (19/25) by the author.)
NUCLEAR TERMS: A BRIEF GLOSSARY, The
NUCLEAR WAR: WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?, by Ground Zero. (Cover: "Why do you feel scared with 10,000 nuclear weapons protecting you?) Published by Pocket Books / Long Shadow Books,
THE NUCLEAR WASTE PRIMER: A HANDBOOK FOR CITIZENS, revised edition, by The League of Woman Voters Education Fund. Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1993.
NUREG/CR-5496 aka INEEL/EXT-97-00887, EVALUATION OF LOSS OF OFFSITE POWER EVENTS AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS: 1980-1996, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Prepared for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Safety Programs Division, Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data, Washington, D.C., November, 1998. (NRC Job Code E8247).
ON THE HOME FRONT: THE COLD WAR LEGACY OF THE
ONE MORE CHANCE TO END NUCLEAR BLACKMAIL WITHOUT HOLOCAUST, by
ONE OF OUR H BOMBS IS MISSING, by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan. (Additional text above title: "For 48 hours the world stood still"). Gold Medal Books, Fawcett Publications, Inc.,
ONE POINT SAFE: A True Story, by Andrew and Leslie Cockburn. Doubleday/ Anchor Books,
THE OPPENHEIMER HEARING, by John Major. A
OUTER SPACE PROPULSION BY NUCLEAR ENERGY: HEARINGS BEFORE SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, EIGHTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, January 22, 23 and February 6, 1958. Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on
THE PLUTONIUM FILES:
POISONED POWER: A CASE AGAINST NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS BEFORE AND AFTER THREE MILE ISLAND, by John W. Gofman, Ph.D., M.D. and Arthur R. Tamplin, Ph.D.. Rodale Press,
POISONED POWER: A CASE AGAINST NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS BEFORE AND AFTER THREE MILE ISLAND, by John W. Gofman, Ph.D., M.D. and Arthur R. Tamplin, Ph.D.. Foreword by Senator Mike Gravel. Rodale Press,
THE POLITICS AND TECHNOLOGY OF NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, by Robert F. Mozley.
THE POLITICS OF ENERGY: Why President Carter's Energy Plan is: Falsely reasoned, Economically destructive, Dangerously dependent on Nuclear Energy, Repressing the true potential of Solar Energy, and what we should be doing instead, by Barry Commoner. Borzoi Books, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,
POWER CRAZY: IS LILCO TURNING SHOREHAM INTO
POWER FROM RADIOISOTOPES: AN UNDERSTANDING THE ATOM SERIES BOOKLET, by William R. Corliss and Robert L. Mead. U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, Division of Technical Information,
POWERHOUSE: INSIDE A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, by Charlotte Wilcox, Photograhphs by Jerry Boucher, Carolrhoda Books, Inc., The Lerner Group, Minneapolis, MN, 1996.
PLUTONIUM, POWER, AND POLITICS: INTERNATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE DISPOSITION OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL, by Gene I. Rochlin. Univ. of Calif. Press, Berkeley, 1979.
PREVENTING BREAST CANCER: THE STORY OF A MAJOR, PROVEN, PREVENTABLE CAUSE OF THIS DISEASE, second edition, by John W. Gofman, M. D., Ph. D.. (Cover text: "Our estimate is that about three-quarters of the current annual incidence of breast-cancer in the
RADIATION AND HUMAN HEALTH: A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATION OF THE EVIDENCE RELATING LOW-LEVEL RADIATION TO CANCER AND OTHER DISEASES, by John W. Gofman, M.D.. Sierra Club Books,
RADIATION AND HUMAN HEALTH: A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATION OF THE EVIDENCE RELATING LOW-LEVEL RADIATION TO CANCER AND OTHER DISEASES, Updated and Abridged, by John W. Gofman, M.D.. Quote on cover: "A profound, clearly written, practical book by a renowned physicist, physician and humanitarian...it deals with a subject that every parent should know more about. Of immense importance to everyone." -- The Nation. Pantheon Books division of Random House,
RADIATION, GENES, AND MAN: BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF RADIATION HAZARDS, by Bruce Wallace / Th. Dobzhansky. Holt Library of Science, Series 1, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1963. Printed in the
RADIATION-INDUCED CANCER FROM LOW-DOSE EXPOSURE: AN INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS, by John W. Gofman, M. D., Ph. D.. Committee for Nuclear Responsibility, C. N. R. Book Division,
RADIATION PROTECTION: A GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS AND PHYSICIANS, third edition, by Jacob Shapiro.
RADIATION PROTECTION MANUAL, 3rd edition, by Lita Lee, Ph.D. (Cover: "Sources-Fallout, irradiated food, TV's VDT's, Microwave ovens... Damage to the Human Body... The protective nature of mother's milk, how to protect yourself using diet and nutritional supplements... natural anti-carcinogenic foods"). Grassroots Network,
RADIOISOTOPES IN MEDICINE, by Earl W. Phelan. The
A REPORT ON THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL OF ATOMIC ENERGY, Department of State,
SCIENCE & SURVIVAL, by Barry Commoner. (Quote on cover: "An eminent scientist shows how dangerous flaws in the structure of science threaten our existence and suggests what might be done to avert the ultimate blunder.") A Viking Compass Book. New York, NY, 1963 to 1967.
SHOULD WE RISK IT? EXPLORING ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROBLEM SOLVING, by Daniel M. Kammen and David M. Hassenzahl. (The book includes a number of nuclear-related topics.) Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 1999.
THE SILENT BOMB: A Guide to the Nuclear Energy Controversy, edited by Peter
Faulkner, forward by Paul R. Ehrlich. Vintage Books division of Random House,
THE SILENT INTRUDER: SURVIVING THE RADIATION AGE (uncorrected proofs edition), by Charles Panati and Michael Hudson. Houghton Mifflin Company,
SITE UNSEEN: THE POLITICS OF SITING A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY, by Gerald Jacob.
THE SMUGGLED ATOM BOMB, by Philip Wylie. (Additional text on cover: "A stirring novel of suspense, high adventure and romance by American's best-loved writer of fiction." The
SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK FOR DEFENSE AGAINST CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR WARFARE, Department of he Army Field Manual, FM 21-41. Headquarters, Department of the Army,
SPACE FRONTIER, by Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of NASA's
SPACE WEAPONS: A HANDBOOK OF MILITARY ASTRONAUTICS, Compiled and Edited by the Editors of Air Force Magazine. Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers,
SPACEPOWER: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU: HOW THE SPACE AGE WILL AFFECT YOUR JOB, YOUR HOME, YOUR MODE OF LIVING AND WORLD PEACE, by Donald Cox and Michael Stoiko, illustrations by
THE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE BOMB: VOLUME ONE: ONE WORLD OR NONE: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT MOVEMENT THROUGH 1953, by
THE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE BOMB: VOLUME TWO: RESISTING THE BOMB: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT MOVEMENT 1954-1970, by
TELLER'S WAR: The Top-Secret Story Behind the Star Wars Deception, by William J. Broad. Simon and
THE THIRD WORLD WAR: AUGUST, 1985, by General Sir John Hackett & Other Top-Ranking NATO Generals and Advisors. The Illustrated Edition. A Berkley Book, Macmillan Publishing Company,
THE THREAT AT HOME: CONFRONTING THE TOXIC LEGACY OF THE
THREE MILE ISLAND: THE HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED, by Mark Stephens, Random House, New York, NY, 1980.
TIME BOMB: UNDERSTANDING THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR POWER, by Corinne Browne & Robert Munroe. William Morrow and Company,
TOO HOT TO HANDLE? SOCIAL AND POLICY ISSUES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE, edited by Charles A. Walker, Leroy C. Gould, and Edward J. Woodhouse.
TOP GUNS & TOXIC WHALES: THE ENVIRONMENT AND GLOBAL SECURITY, by Gwin Prins & Robbie Stamp. (Quote on cover: "Powerful and thought provoking." -- Senator Al Gore.) (Companion book to the national television show seen on Turner Broadcasting.) Earthscan Publications, Ltd.,
TOXICS A TO Z: A GUIDE TO EVERYDAY POLLUTION HAZARDS, by John Harte, Cheryl Hodren, Richard Schneider, and Christine Shirley.
TRASHING THE PLANET: HOW SCIENCE CAN HELP
THE TREATMENT: THE STORY OF THOSE WHO DIED IN THE CINCINNATI RADIATION TESTS, by Martha Stephens. Duke University Press, Durham, SC and London, England, 2002. (Tests ran from 1960-1972; the books is dedicated to the 90 victims, to remember their injuries and afflictions, and unwitting sacrifice.)
TRINITY'S CHILDREN: LIVING ALONG
THE TRUTH ABOUT
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE NEUTRON BOMB: THE INVENTOR OF THE BOMB SPEAKS OUT, by Sam Cohen. William Morrow and Company,
THE UBIQUITOUS ATOM: WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT DOES, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE WITH IT, edited and with an introduction by Grace Marmor Spruch and Larry Spruch. Illustrated with photographs and with diagrams by Richard Liu. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1974.
UNDERSTANDING RADIOACTIVE WASTE: Third Edition: Latest Developments, by Raymond L. Murray, Battelle Press,
OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS FROM COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER, byWilliam Ramsay.
A Study Prepared for the National Energy Strategies Project, Published for Resources
for the Future (Wash., D.C.) by The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1979. Manufactured
in the United States of America.
THE URANIUM PEOPLE: THE HUMAN STORY OF THE
VILLAGE OF STARS: COULD THEY DISARM THEIR DEADLY NUCLEAR BOMB BEFORE IT DESTROYED THEM ALL -- AND TRIGGERED WORLD WAR III?, by Paul Stanton. (Quote on cover: "Nerve-Shattering Suspense!" --
THE WAR AGAINST THE GREENS, by David Helvarg. (Additional text on cover: "The "Wise Use" Movement, the New Right, and Anti-Environmental Violence.") Sierra Club Books,
WASTING AWAY: AN EXPLORATION OF WASTE: WHAT IT IS, HOW IT HAPPENS, WHY WE FEAR IT, HOW TO DO IT WELL, by Kevin Lynch, with contributions by Editor Michael Southworth. Sierra Club Books,
THE WARNING: ACCIDENT AT
WHAT ABOUT THE RUSSIANS -- AND NUCLEAR WAR? ("The First Concise Manual on the Origins of Soviet Nuclear Policy"), by Ground Zero, prepared under the direction of Earl A. Molander and Roger C. Molander. Pocket Books, NY, 1983 (paperback).
WHO KILLED KAREN SILKWOOD, by Howard Kohn (back cover quotes by Studs Terkel, Jane Fonda, Stewart, Udall and Jack Anderson).
WINGS OF DEATH: NUCLEAR POLLUTION AND HUMAN HEALTH, by Dr. Chris Busby.
Green Audit Books, Green Audit (Wales) Ltd., Aberystwyth, 1995.
WITH ENOUGH SHOVELS: REAGAN, BUSH [SR.], AND NUCLEAR WAR, by Robert Scheer, with the assistance of Narda Zacchino and Constance Matthiessen. (Quote on cover: "Dig a hole, cover it with a copy of doors and then throw three feet of dirt on top... It's the dirt that does it... if there are enough shovels to go around, everybody's going to make it." -- T.K.Jones, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategic and Theater Nuclear Forces). Vintage Books, Random House,
THE WIZARDS OF ARMAGEDDON: THIS IS THEIR UNTOLD STORY, by Fred Kaplan. (Additional text on cover: "For thirty years a small group inside the
THE WOMAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH: ALICE STEWART AND THE SECRETS OF RADIATION, by Gayle Greene, forward by Helen Caldicott.
A WORLD DESTROYED: THE ATOMIC BOMB AND THE GRAND
THE WRONG STUFF: THE SPACE PROGRAM'S NUCLEAR THREAT TO OUR PLANET, by Karl Grossman, Common Courage Press,
X-RAYS: HEALTH EFFECTS OF COMMON EXAMS, by John W. Gofman, M.D., Ph. D., and Egan O'Connor. (Additional text on cover: "A practical guide which sorts the high-risk medical and dental exams from the low-risk ones, with easy-to-use tables by age and sex -- an essential reference for physicians, dentists, patients and parents.") Quotes on back cover: "John Gofman's fascinating, authoritative, and brilliant book will demystify the subject of exposure to low-level ionizing radiation." -- Andre Bruwer, M.D., Diplomate, American Board of Radiology, and: "This remarkable and important book enables any intelligent person with a high school education to understand the complexities involved in assessing the risks to man from low levels of ionizing radiation." -- Journal of the American Medical Association. Sierra Club Books,
Nuclear-related Video Titles:
MELTDOWN AT THREE MILE ISLAND, The American Experience, PBS Home Video, 60 minutes, 1999.
THE ATOMIC BOMB MOVIE: TRINITY AND BEYOND, by Peter Kuran, (narrated by William Shatner). Includes special 3D section (req. special glasses to view), Goldhil Video, 120 minutes, 1997.
MICHIO KAKU ON NUCLEAR IN SPACE, EnviroVideo #210, 80 Minutes, 1995.
DR. VLADIMIR CHERNOUSENKO, EnviroVideo
#406, 44 ½ Minutes, 1995.
NUKES IN SPACE, by Karl Grossman.
DR. HELEN CALDICOTT AT THE ETHICAL CULTURE SOCIETY, EnviroVideo #209, 29 minutes, 1994.
CONNIE VAN PRAET OF ISCOS, EnviroVideo #204, 29 minutes, 1993.
MILLSTONE: A MILLSTONE, EnvironVideo #304, 29 minutes, 1993.
LIFE, DEATH AND THE NUCLEAR ESTABLISHMENT, Karl Grossman, EnviroVideo #203, 29 minutes, 1993.
TOXICS AND HUMAN HEALTH, David Orzonoff, M.D., M.P.H., Porofessor of Public Health at Boston University School of Public Health, and Bev Paigen, R.N., EnviroVideo #207, 29 minutes, 1993.
THE PUSH TO REVIVE NUCLEAR POWER, EnviroVideo #302. 29 minutes, 1992.
JACK SHANNON, unknown date.
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