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KILLING OUR OWN; THE DISASTER OF AMERICA'S EXPERIENCE WITH ATOMIC RADIATION BY Harvey Wasserman and Norman Solomon; 1982 ; Publisher Delta; ISBN 0-440-54566-6 Surveys health disasters and cover-ups including Three-Mile-Island and bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

NO IMMEDIATE DANGER; PROGNOSIS FOR A RADIOACTIVE EARTH by Rosalie Bertell; 1985; Publisher, The Women's Press, Toronto, Ontario. A member or the religious order of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart and a Cancer Research Scientist, she has testified before the United States Congress, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Bertell has done extensive research on low-level radiation as Director of Research of the International Institute of Concern for Public Health in Toronto, Canada and campaigns internationally against the dangers of nuclear technology.

HIROSHIMA IN AMERICA; A HALF CENTURY OF DENIAL by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell; 1995 Published by Avon Books Deeply probes President Truman's motives for authorizing then defending the use of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the growing "psychic numbing" and fear of extinction that followed.

THE WOMAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH; ALICE STEWART AND THE SECRETS OF RADIATION by Gayle Greene; 1999 Published by the University of Michigan, ISBN 0-472-11107-8, Born in Great Britain in 1906 Alice became a Physician and epidemiologist doing groundbreaking studies of the biological effects of ionizing radiation. Her studies threw new light on fetal x-rays and exposures suffered by Hanford nuclear workers contradicting the Hiroshima data on which international radiation standards are based.

INSURMOUNTABLE RISKS; THE DANGERS OF USING NUCLEAR POWER TO COMBAT GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE by Brice Smith, 2006. Published by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, IEER. A thorough analysis of the environmental and nuclear weapons proliferation risks posed by nuclear energy. Five hundred worthwhile pages of up-to-date information.

NUCLEAR POWER: MYTH AND REALITY, THE RISKS AND PROSPECTS OF NUCLEAR POWER, 2006, Heinrich Boll Foundation, ISBN 0-620-36255-3 Compilation of critical essays on the fundamental safety and security issues posed by nuclear energy. Explores problems of radioactive waste disposal and proliferation internationally.

NUCLEAR POWER IS NOT THE ANSWER, BY HELEN CALDICOTT, 2006; Published by The New Press, Exposes the facts that belie the nuclear industry propaganda that it is a safe solution to the problems of global warming. Includes the fallacy of storing radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, the tax payer subsidies that keep the industry from bankruptcy and politics behind the nuclear resurgence. A good look into what individuals and communities can do to conserve energy and use safe, sustainable technologies as opposed to nuclear.


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