Richard Rhodes interview & bio  

Richard Rhodes, Author, "The Making of the Atomic Bomb"   (2m 24s)

Richard Rhodes is the author of eighteen books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award; Dark Sun:  The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, which was shortlisted for a Pulitzer Prize in History; Nuclear Renewal:  Common Sense About Energy; and, most recently, Why They Kill:  The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist.  He has received numerous fellowships for research and writing, including grants from the Ford Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.  He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard and MIT and a host and correspondent for documentaries on nuclear issues on public television's Frontline and American Experience series.  A Kansas native and a 1959 honors graduate of Yale University, he lives in rural Connecticut.

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