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View Resource Conelrad

Conelrad is a site devoted to all aspects of atomic culture in the United States, presented in an informative and visual stimulating fashion. Founded in April 1999 by two Cold War veterans, Ken Sitz and Bill Geerhart, the site is a vast clearinghouse of articles, interviews, book reviews, and visual and audio documents related to the post-WWII atomic culture that flourished for close to two...

http://www.conelrad.com/
View Resource National Atomic Museum

This Web site features the United States' only congressionally chartered museum of nuclear science and history, the National Atomic Museum. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the museum illustrates assorted applications of nuclear energy in today's society. Educators will find a guide to Exhibit Adventures such as the Forces of Flight and the Manhattan Project. The Historical Perspective section...

https://www.nuclearmuseum.org/
View Resource The Nuclear Vault: 40th Anniversary of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Signed into law on July 1, 1968, the historic Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) was a major step towards creating a world that had the potential to be a bit safer from the threat of nuclear annihilation. This particular collection of documents related to the NPT was brought together through the diligence of staff members at the National Security Archive's Nuclear Documentation Project and...

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/nukevault/ebb253/
View Resource The Nuclear Vault: "How Much is Enough?": The U.S. Navy and "Finite Deterrence"

The National Security Archive at The George Washington University is well-regarded for their Electronic Briefing Book series, and this particular entry edited by William Burr is yet another fine addition. This particular work looks at the question of "how much is enough" as regards the necessary number of US nuclear submarines in the early 1960s. It was a subject of the utmost concern to military...

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu/nukevault/ebb275/