MONDAY 8/30 Today on HERE & THERE: America living in the shadow of fear. Spencer Ackerman's new book Reign of Terror says anxieties created by the terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 and stoked by the National Security Industry have changed our country in just the ways President Dwight Eisenhower warned us about. Endless wars beget endless security budgets. He'll explain, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.
Trinity At 75: A Series By Dennis Carroll
This year is the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Test in southern New Mexico. It was the first detonation of a nuclear device—the unleashing of the unholy might of the tiny atom. To mark the occasion, reporter Dennis Carroll, in an ongoing series of reports, examines what we have learned about the changing attitudes, the shroud of secrecy, claims of bad science and the apparent utter disregard for Trinity’s neighbors that now surround the test and its aftermath decades later.