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    • The Imagineers of War

    • The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World
    • By: Sharon Weinberger
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly 60 years. Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of Sputnik, the agency's original mission was to create "the unimagined weapons of the future". Over the decades, DARPA has been responsible for countless inventions and technologies that extend well beyond military technology.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Blandly written story about DARPA politics

    • By Syed on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • A Nuclear Family Vacation

    • Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry
    • By: Nathan Hodge, Sharon Weinberger
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In A Nuclear Family Vacation, husband-and-wife journalists Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger hit the road to explore the secretive world of nuclear weaponry. Weaving together first-class travel writing and crack investigative journalism, the pair pursues both adventures and answers: Why are nuclear weapons still on hair-trigger alert? Is there really such a thing as a suitcase nuke? And which nuclear power plants are most likely to be covers for weapons programs?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nuclear weapons discussed by June Cleaver

    • By NoOne on 09-22-13

    Regular price: $24.95