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American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program, Part 3.

  by Lawrence  Wittner During the decades since the U.S. government conducted above ground testing, leukemia and other cancer rates soared in the counties adjoining the Nevada test site, as they did among the 250,000 U.S. soldiers exposed to U.S. … Continue reading

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American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program, Part 2.

  By Lawrence S. Wittner* Workers in nuclear weapons plants constitute only a fraction of Americans whose lives have been ravaged by preparations for nuclear war. A 2002 report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services maintained that, … Continue reading

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American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program, Part 1.

English: Nuclear weapon test Dakota (yield 1.1 Mt) on Enewetak Atoll, June 26, 1956. This image from the U.S. Department of Energy is in the public domain   by Guest Author Lawrence S. Wittner* When Americans think about nuclear weapons, … Continue reading

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