J. Samuel (“Sam”) Walker is the former historian of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the author of Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs against Japan. He is also the author of five books on the history of regulating nuclear power, including Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective and The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States.
J. Samuel Walker
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Herbert Lawson was an American chemist. Lawson was born in 1905 in New York City. He received a B.S. in chemistry from Tufts University.
Charles Yulish is an American nuclear expert. Yulish has devoted his career to nuclear and environmental science.
John Adams is an American composer of contemporary classical music. After graduating from Harvard in 1972, Adams moved to California, where his compositions began to attract attention.