Book Discussion on Uranium

Tom Zoellner talked about and presented slides on his book Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock that Shaped the World (Viking Adult; March 5,… read more

Tom Zoellner talked about and presented slides on his book Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock that Shaped the World (Viking Adult; March 5, 2009). He presents a history of uranium, the strongest element the Earth can create, from its early use to its central role in the development of weapons of mass destruction. Mr. Zoellner examines the creation of munitions using uranium from the mine to the marketplace. He responded to questions from the audience.

Tom Zoellner is the co-author of An Ordinary Man and the author of The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire. Mr. Zoellner was formerly a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and contributing editor at Men’s Health magazine. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Uranium

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Tempe, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 2009

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  • Apr 04, 2009 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 7:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2009 | 11:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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