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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. Hardcover. 25 cm, 514 pages. Illustrations. Index. Benjamin Crowninshield "Ben" Bradlee (August 26, 1921 – October 21, 2014) was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He became a national figure during the presidency of Richard Nixon, when he challenged the federal government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers and oversaw the publication of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's stories documenting the Watergate scandal. At his death he held the title of vice president at-large of the Post. He was also an advocate for education and the study of history, including working for years as an active trustee on the boards of several major educational, historical, and archeological research institutions. As a reporter in the 1950s, Bradlee became close friends with then-senator John F. Kennedy, who had graduated from Harvard two years before Bradlee, and lived nearby. In 1960 Bradlee toured with both Kennedy and Richard Nixon in their presidential campaigns. He later wrote a book, Conversations With Kennedy, recounting their relationship during those years. Bradlee was, at this point, Washington Bureau chief for Newsweek, a position from which he helped negotiate the sale of the magazine to The Washington Post holding company. Bradlee maintained that position until being promoted to managing editor at the Post in 1965. He became executive editor in 1968. Bradlee married fellow journalist Sally Quinn on October 20, 1978. Bradlee retired as the executive editor of The Washington Post in September 1991.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 337,  pages. References. Index. No DJ present. Henry William Brands Jr. (born August 7, 1953) is an American historian. He holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Ph.D. in history in 1985. He has authored more than thirty books on U.S. history. His works have twice been selected as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Examples of Brands' biographical histories include his biographies on Benjamin Franklin, covering the colonial period and the Revolutionary War; Andrew Jackson, covering the War of 1812, western expansion and the National Bank; Ulysses S. Grant, covering the Civil War and Reconstruction; Theodore Roosevelt, covering the Progressive Movement; and Franklin D. Roosevelt, covering the Great Depression, the New Deal, the Second World War, and the ascension of the U.S. as an international power. Loy Wesley Henderson (June 28, 1892 – March 24, 1986) was a United States Foreign Service Officer and diplomat. In between serving as U.S. Minister in Iraq (1943–45), Ambassador to India (1948–51) and Ambassador to Iran (1951–54), Henderson returned to Washington in 1945 to serve at the State Department as the director of the Office of Near Eastern Affairs. There he dealt with the newly elected prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh, on questions associated with Iran's oil reserves previously owned by British interests that Mossadegh had recently nationalized. He helped orchestrate the 1953 CIA-assisted coup which removed Mossadegh, a democratically elected leader. In 1956, he was named a Career Ambassador.
Sarov: RFNC-VNIIEF, 2007. Three-hole punched Xerox-like copy in English. Disbound in accordion folder. 460 pages. In English. Illustrations (some in color). Sarov is a closed town in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia. It was known as Gorkiy-130 and Arzamas-16, after a (somewhat) nearby town of Arzamas, from 1946 to 1991. Until 1995, it was known as Kremlyov/Kremlev/Kremljov. The town is closed as it is the Russian center for nuclear research. In 1993, the town became a sister city to Los Alamos, New Mexico, the home of the U.S. nuclear weapons design laboratory (Los Alamos National Laboratory, or LANL). Scientists from LANL and VNIIEF have cooperated on various arms control and nuclear safeguards programs, under which the Los Alamos scientists learned, to their amusement, that their Russian colleagues paid homage to their American rivals by irreverently calling their own laboratory "Los Arzamas." It was the first Soviet nuclear weapon development and production center. Initially a KB-11 design bureau was established there, that was developing nuclear weapons. Research and development activities began in 1947. During the same year security forces began to build a perimeter across the closed area. In 1947 the city was removed from all official Soviet maps and statistical documents. The isolation of the area was completed by 1948. The existence of this city was made public and it appeared on the maps only in 1994. This city is a home to two nuclear weapon facilities - design institute and warhead assembly/disassembly facility. Today this city is known as Sarov. It is the main Russian nuclear weapons development and production center.
Summerville, MA: Alternative Education Project, Inc., 1982. Presumed First Edition, First printing of this Double Issue. Wraps. 175,  pages. Double Issue. Illustrations. Notes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Front cover has the following text: Postal Workers, Reviewing Radical History II, Dreams of Freedom, and The American Family Goes Camping (with cover photo). Contains Introduction. Also contains "Having a Good Time": The American Family Goes Camping by Margaret Cerullo and Phyllis Ewen; Peace at Any Price? Feminism, Anti-Imperialism, and the Disarmament Movement; Solidarity, Cold War and the Left: How to Respond to Poland, by Frank Brodhead; History and Myth, Real and Sureal: Interview with Carlos Fuentes; Working the Fast Lane: Jobs, Technology and Scientific Management in the US Postal Service; Poems by Joy Koawa, Gene Dennis, and Bronwen Wallace. Also includes Review of Radical History: Special Section, Culture, Politics and Workers' Response to Industrialization in the US, by Jim Green; Another Time, Another Place: Blacks, Radicals and Rank and File Militancy in Auto in the 30s & 40s; Down on the Farm: The Agrarian Revolt in American History by Billy Pope; Beyond the Victorian Syndrome: Feminist Interpretations of the History of Sexuality by Ellen DuBois. Also contains poems by Joy Kogawa, Gene Dennis, and Bronwen Wallace, as well as a special section on a review of radical history.