THE JOANNA JACKSON GOLDMAN MEMORIAL LECTURES ON AMERICAN CIVILIZATION AND GOVERNMENT
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What the People Know

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ISBN 9780674616233

Publication Date: 10/01/1999

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Richard Reeves is the author of ten books, including President Kennedy: Profile of Power. He is a syndicated columnist and teaches at the University of Southern California.

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Remembering Hiroshima

On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane