Barbara Moran

Articles by Barbara Moran

13 May 2009

Lessons from the Palomares nuclear accident

Barbara Moran

Editor's note: The following article is drawn from an article in the Bulletin's May/June 2009 edition. That analysis can be found here.

1 May 2009
Anxious to bolster public confidence after the worst nuclear weapons accident in history, in 1966 u.S. officials went to extraordinary lengths to keep the delicate peace the public had made with nuclear weapons.