Len Ackland

University of Colorado at Boulder

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Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder, he is a veteran nuclear reporter and author of Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West; former Editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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In 1945, the US became the first nation to use a nuclear weapon when it dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Since then, no other country has followed suit.

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