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

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, 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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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

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Interview
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 07, 2009 | 5:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
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Feb 22, 2010 | 2:06am EST | C-SPAN 2

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