Book Discussion on A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

Neil Sheehan talked about his book, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon (Random House; September 22,… read more

Neil Sheehan talked about his book, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon (Random House; September 22, 2009). The book tells the story of the nuclear arms race and the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile through the eyes of Air Force General Bernard Schriever. In 1954, General Schriever was the head of a research team that led to putting satellites in space and the development of missiles like the ICBM.

He was interviewed at the 32nd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

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Book Discussion on A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

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290130-10
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2010

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  • Dec 07, 2009 | 5:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
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