College Colloquium Links, Fall 2013, Prof. Janeba

Skating on the Edge of the Unthinkable: The Nuclear Arms Race

Links for particular class days

Nuclear news and timeline

Major resources | Importand Large Works | Some lists | Links for particular class days

Major resource websites:

Important Large Works:

Some Lists:

Links for particular class days:

August 22: Duck and Cover:
                 view or download the film at the Internet Archive (the film is public domain material)
                Some history on the film, courtesy of
                US Dept. of State EJournal USA article on Duck and Cover

August 26: Dr. Strangelove: 

August 29:
September 26:

Misc from past terms:  Is there a risk of accidental or unauthorized launch of nuclear weapons?  Read a 2004 essay by a former US missile-launch officer, Bruce Blair.  Also, who is authorized to order a nuclear attack?  See p. 80 of retired Genral Chris Adams' book, Inside the Cold War, a Cold Warrior's Reflections:

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