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Prologue - January 3, 1961Chapter one - The USS United States: The CadreChapter two - Rickover: January 3, 1961 - 9:01 pmChapter three - Idaho: The RecoveryChapter four - The Army: The Bachelor PartyChatper five: The Air Force: Camp CenturyChapter six - The Investigation: The BurialChapter seven - EnterpriseEpilogueNotesSourcesAcknowledgments Index

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Todd Tucker served as an officer with the U.S. Navy's nuclear submarine force and is the author of The Great Starvation Experiment.

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"Today, trying to balance the realities of global warming with America's energy needs, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has received proposals for 32 new reactors-which makes Tucker's book vitally relevant."-Publishers Weekly * Publishers Weekly *
"Tucker has achieved the difficult task of entertaining as he enlightens: Atomic America is a gripping narrative as well as a clearheaded caution as we enter what perhaps will become the era of atomic precedence."-Sara Hov, Army -- Sara Hov * Army *
"With the United States again considering nuclear power as a means to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, Atomic America serves as a reeminder that, whether the United States is finally ready to pass the nuclear responsibility test or not, the days of careless, runaway atomic enthusiasm are firmly in this nation's past."-Mike Kanin, Washington City Paper -- Mike Kanin * Washington City Paper *
"Tucker is a good explainer, and his background in the field lends authority to his technical descriptions."-Seth Shulman, Washington Post -- Seth Shulman * Washington Post *
"A brilliantly told story of nuclear power development in the United States. At a moment when Americans may be turning to the atom as a solution to our energy and environmental needs, this is a much-needed cautionary tale."-Priscilla J. McMillan, author of The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer * Priscilla J. McMillan *
"Incorporating the career of Admiral Hyman Rickover, the creator of the nuclear navy, Tucker's work importantly recalls a forgotten warning from nuclear history."-Gilbert Taylor, Booklist -- Gilbert Taylor * Booklist *

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