Dan Zak talked about his book Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age, in which he provides a history of America’s nuclear weapons program. In his book, he also examines the security of the aging munitions at facilities, such as the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which was breached by activists using bolt cutters and hammers in 2012. close
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