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The Resource Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad

Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad

Label
Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war
Title
Germs
Title remainder
biological weapons and America's secret war
Statement of responsibility
Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Deadly germs sprayed in shopping malls, bomblets spewing anthrax spores over battlefields, tiny vials of plague scattered in Times Square - these are the poor man's hydrogen bombs, hideous weapons of mass destruction that can be made in a simple laboratory." "In this work of investigative journalism, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and William Broad of The New York Times uncover the truth about biological weapons and show why bio-warfare and bio-terrorism are fast becoming our worst national nightmare." "Germs also shows how a small group of scientists and senior officials persuaded President Bill Clinton to launch a controversial multibillion-dollar program to detect a germ attack on U.S. soil and to aid its victims - a program that, so far, is struggling to provide real protection." "Based on hundreds of interviews with scientists and senior officials, including President Clinton, as well as on recently declassified documents and on-site reporting from the former Soviet Union's sinister bio-weapons labs, Germs shows us bio-warriors past and present at work at their trade. There is the American scientist who devoted his professional life to perfecting biological weapons, and the Nobel laureate who helped pioneer the new biology of genetically modified germs and is now trying to stop its misuse. We meet former Soviet scientists who made enough plague, smallpox, and anthrax to kill everyone on Earth and whose expertise is now in great demand by terrorists, rogue states, and legitimate research labs alike."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Judith
Dewey number
358/.38/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
UG447.8
LC item number
.M54 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2001 N-448
  • QW 300
NLM item number
M648g 2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Engelberg, Stephen
  • Broad, William J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biological warfare
  • Biological warfare
  • Biological Warfare
  • Biological Warfare
  • United States
  • Biological warfare-Safety measures-United States
  • Biological warfare-Research-United States
  • Biological warfare
  • Biological warfare
  • United States
  • Armes biologiques
  • Guerre biologique
  • Guerre biologique
  • Biologischer Krieg
  • Biologische Waffe
  • USA
  • Biological warfare
  • Biological warfare
Label
Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-367) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Attack -- Warrior -- Revelations -- Saddam -- Secrets and lies -- Cult -- Evil empire -- Breakthrough -- Taking charge -- President -- Defenders -- Future
Control code
ocm47182085
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9780684871585
Lccn
2001042690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47182085
  • (OCoLC)47182085
Label
Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war, Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, William Broad
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-367) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Attack -- Warrior -- Revelations -- Saddam -- Secrets and lies -- Cult -- Evil empire -- Breakthrough -- Taking charge -- President -- Defenders -- Future
Control code
ocm47182085
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9780684871585
Lccn
2001042690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o47182085
  • (OCoLC)47182085

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