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Pac.QC773.3.U5K24 2004
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TITLE: News zero : the New York times and the bomb / Beverly Deepe Keever.
ADDED TITLE: New York times and the bomb
AUTHOR: Keever, Beverly Deepe.
PUBLISHED: Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, c2004.
DESCRIPTION: 374 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [352]-365) and index.
NOTES: pt. 1. 1945-1962. Introduction: neutrons, news, news zero. The New York times as propaganda organ : what made it the ideal outlet. Conflicts of interest behind and beyond the "atomic curtain" : the bomb as a Second Coming of Christ yarn. News Zero from the first ground zeroes. From orality to infernos : "These were the forgotten people." Building a superpower by standing on the shoulders of native peoples. The Times defines its duty : "We must accept our destiny as the defender of the free world. The lost millennia : from here to near-eternity. "Standing at the gates of hell looking into eternity." Americans "are smart at doing stupid things";
NOTES: bomb's biggest fallout in U.S. history (but not in the Times) -- pt. 2. 1980-bomb's biggest fallout in U.S. history (but not in the Times) -- pt. 2. 1980-2004. "The only victims of U.S. nuclear arms since World War II have been our own people." Conclusion: News Zero and the next rough drafts of history.
SUBJECT: Atomic bomb--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Atomic bomb--Press coverage--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Atomic bomb--Government policy--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Atomic bomb--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Marshall Islands--Testing--Press coverage.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Press coverage--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Government policy--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--United States--Testing--History.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons testing victims--Marshall Islands--Press coverage.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Health aspects--United States.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Environmental aspects--United States.
SUBJECT: Nuclear weapons--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.
SUBJECT: Hydrogen bomb--Government policy--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Deception--Political aspects--United States.
SUBJECT: Government and the press--United States--History.
SUBJECT: Journalistic ethics--United States.
SUBJECT: Press and politics--United States.
SUBJECT: New York times--Press coverage.
SUBJECT: Groves, Leslie R., 1896-1970.
SUBJECT: Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-
SUBJECT: United States--Military policy.
SUBJECT: United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
SUBJECT: United States--Politics and government--1989-
SUBJECT: Hiroshima-shi (Japan)--History--Bombardment, 1945.
ADDED ENTRY: Keever, Beverly Ann Deepe

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