Eric Schlosser on the Secret History of U.S. Nuclear Weapons

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In his new book, "Command and Control," investigative journalist Eric Schlosser looks at the safety of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, and focuses on one alarming incident in particular: the accidental explosion of a Titan II missile in Arkansas in 1980. How secure are America's stored nuclear warheads? Schlosser, author of the 2001 bestseller Fast Food Nation, joins us in the studio.


Eric Schlosser, author of "Command and Control" and "Fast Food Nation;" and correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly