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The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a top secret collaboration between the US government and the civilian scientific community to take the theory of an atomic bomb into reality.   Spoiler alert – it worked.  This program was one of the most remarkable scientific achievements in history, especially considering it was pulled …

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

Along with Orwell’s 1984, this book is one of the most important of the Cold War era.   Orwell was a socialist and not entirely unsympathetic to the political theories behind communism.  Instead of building bridges between the Soviet regime and the Western democracies, he wound up being one of …

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