Science and National Security: the Cold War Arms Race

Monday - 5/24/2010, 9:45am EDT

David Hoffman, author

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In our weekly look at how the government is using science to safeguard the nation, Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction CEO Randall Larsen talks with David Hoffman, author of "The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy". Hoffman won a Pulitzer Prize for this book and is a contributing editor to the Washington Post and Foreign Policy magazine.