Examines the various means of delivering nuclear weapons to distant targets and protecting these delivery systems from surprise attack. Discusses how the vulnerability of bombers to nuclear attack led to the development of various kinds of protected missile sites. Reviews the effectiveness of the U.S. defenses against bomber and/or missile attack.
General Dwight D. Eisenhower; Albert Wholstetter; Fred S. Hoffman; Sir Peter Gretton; Dr. Jerome Wiesner; Andre Beaufre; Colonel Thomas Wolfe; Associated British Corporation; Leonard Beaton, Consultant to the Institute for Strategic Studies, London; Robert Beatty; Ruth Astor; Brian Wenham; Gene Ellis; Mary Lambert; Alice Napier; David Wickes
National Educational Television
Nuclear weapons (International law); Targeting (Nuclear strategy); Nuclear warfare
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