The Prophets of Oak Ridge: How 3 Pacifists Broke Into the Nuclear Sanctum

The Prophets of Oak Ridge: How 3 Pacifists Broke Into the Nuclear Sanctum

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by Dan Zak, The Washington Post
     
 

In the summer of 2012, in the dead of night, three peace activists penetrated the exterior of Y-12 in Tennessee, supposedly one of the most secure nuclear-weapons facilities in the United States. A drifter, an 82-year-old nun and a house painter. And if they had been terrorists armed with explosives, intent on mass destruction? That nightmare scenario underlies the… See more details below

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In the summer of 2012, in the dead of night, three peace activists penetrated the exterior of Y-12 in Tennessee, supposedly one of the most secure nuclear-weapons facilities in the United States. A drifter, an 82-year-old nun and a house painter. And if they had been terrorists armed with explosives, intent on mass destruction? That nightmare scenario underlies the government�s response to the intrusion. The Prophets of Oak Ridge is the story of two competing worldviews, of conscience vs. court, of fantasy vs. reality, of history vs. the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016411651
Publisher:
Diversion Books
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,051,534
File size:
7 MB

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