TITLE

The dim glow of history

AUTHOR(S)
Budiansky, Stephen
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/18/94, Vol. 116 Issue 15, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Visits the Nevada Test Site, an eerie desert preserve that testifies to the cold war's fading nuclear vision. Comments by archaeologist Bill Johnson of the Desert Research Institute; His work cataloging the remnants of the more than 100 atmospheric nuclear explosions that were set off at the test site before above-ground tests were halted by the 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty; Description of the area.
ACCESSION #
9404127684

 

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