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The Resource Bomb power : [the modern presidency and the national security state], Garry Wills, (sound recording)

Bomb power : [the modern presidency and the national security state], Garry Wills, (sound recording)

Label
Bomb power : [the modern presidency and the national security state]
Title
Bomb power
Title remainder
[the modern presidency and the national security state]
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills comes this groundbreaking examination of how the atomic bomb profoundly altered the nature of American democracy, and why we have been in a state of war alert ever since
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1934-
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Wills, Garry
Dewey number
355/.033073
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stephen Hoye
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoye, Stephen
  • Tantor Media
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National security
  • National security
  • Atomic bomb
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Executive power
  • Secrecy
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Audiobooks
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Bomb power : [the modern presidency and the national security state], Garry Wills, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: war in peace -- The making of bomb power. Fatal miracle ; Atomic politics ; The care and keeping of the bomb -- The national security state. Beginnings (1945-1946) ; Annus mirabilis (1947) ; Completing the apparatus (1948-1952) -- Presidential wars. Korea ; Permanent emergency -- Information power. Secrecy as embarrassment cover ; Secrecy as Congress deceiver ; Secrecy as policy disabler ; Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations. "War powers" ; Challenging secrecy ; The unitary executive ; American monarch
Control code
ocn456170192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (7.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400115082
Isbn Type
(retail)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)456170192
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bomb power : [the modern presidency and the national security state], Garry Wills, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: war in peace -- The making of bomb power. Fatal miracle ; Atomic politics ; The care and keeping of the bomb -- The national security state. Beginnings (1945-1946) ; Annus mirabilis (1947) ; Completing the apparatus (1948-1952) -- Presidential wars. Korea ; Permanent emergency -- Information power. Secrecy as embarrassment cover ; Secrecy as Congress deceiver ; Secrecy as policy disabler ; Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations. "War powers" ; Challenging secrecy ; The unitary executive ; American monarch
Control code
ocn456170192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (7.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400115082
Isbn Type
(retail)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)456170192
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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