Holiday Closure - All library facilities will be closed Monday, February 19, for Presidents Day. 

Print this page

Defusing Armageddon: Inside NEST, America's Secret Nuclear Bomb Squad

In conversation with Mike Shuster
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Episode Summary
Relying on recently declassified documents, Richelson--Senior Fellow with the National Security Archive--reveals how NEST operated during the Cold War, how the agency has evolved, and its current efforts to reduce the chance of a nuclear device decimating an American city.

Participant(s) Bio
Jeffrey T. Richelson is the author of several books on intelligence, including Spying on the Bomb. He is currently a Senior Fellow with the National Security Archive. He lives in Los Angeles, California.