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New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1960. Hardcover. 235 pages. Tables. Charts. Appendices. Glossary. Index. DJ worn and scuffed: small tears, several pieces missing. John taught at Washington University in St. Louis; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and the University of Maryland. In St. Louis. John along with E.U. Condon and Barry Commoner, played a leading role in the formation of Committee for Nuclear Information (CNI), drawing attention to the health hazards of radioactive fallout from nuclear explosives. Public concern, based largely on efforts of CNI and similar groups led to the adoption by the U.S. of the Limited Test Ban Treaty in 1963. John was a frequent lecturer on the radiation hazards of nuclear weapons testing and testified on this subject before the U.S. Senate. He was the editor of one of the earliest books on fallout: Fallout: A Study of Superbombs, Strontium 90 and Survival.