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Missile Envy: The Arms Race and Nuclear War
Includes Caldicott's famous interview with Ronald Reagan, which had a positive effect on the president's conception of the nuclear arms race.
Paperback, 346 pages
Published December 31st 1986 by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
(first published April 1st 1985)
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I read this book years ago in preparation to be the author's host at the University of Oregon. Helen Caldicott was a generally quite person until she spoke about insanity of the nuclear arms race. Her book is equally efficient as I found the author and it seems somehow that the current occupant of the highest office in our land is no longer satisfied with the efforts that have lead to such a long nuclear peace since World War Two. I recommend the book for people who want to understand the early ...more
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