Pick of the week, Aug. 23: The Atomic Age Opens

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How did people really feel about nuclear weapons back in 1945, just after the first bombs had been dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?  Here’s one way to find out: The Atomic Age Opens (New York: Pocket Books, Inc., 1945) gives a view into the public mindset in 1945, and some of the questions that were being asked: “What is it? How did they do it? What does it mean?” as well as “Can man ever again survive war? … can we prevent war?”

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