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Thomas Reed

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Thomas C. Reed is a former Secretary of the Air Force. He has been Director of National Reconnaissance, a Special Assistant to President Reagan for National Security Policy, and a consultant to the Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where much of the country’s nuclear weapons research takes place. He lives in northern California.


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At the Abyss
An Insider's History of the Cold War
Written by Thomas Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Presidio Press
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $16.00

“The Cold War . . . was a fight to the death,” notes Thomas C. Reed, “fought with bayonets, napalm, and high-tech weaponry of every sort—save one. It was not fought with nuclear weapons.” With global powers now engaged in cataclysmic encounters, there is no more important time for this essential... Read more >
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At the Abyss
An Insider's History of the Cold War
Written by Thomas Reed


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Presidio Press
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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