Author and Historian Richard Rhodes discusses the Cold War battle for the Hydrogen Bomb. His latest book is Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb (Simon & Shuster August 1995) Using recently declassified files in the United States and the Soviet Union he details the escalation of the Superpower arms race. He won a Pulitzer Prize for chronicling the Manhattan Project in The Making of the Atomic Bomb. He is the author of several other books including Nuclear Renewal: Common Sense about Energy, A Hole in the World, Sons of Earth, and Looking for America.
Rhodes won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his book, "The Making of the Atomic Bomb." His book, "A Hole in the World," an account of his abused childhood, was critically acclaimed. His new book, "Making Love," is a sexual autobiography, an account of how he used sex to help him work through the trauma of child abuse. It's been called, "A stunning act of self-revelation, bound to create a stir."
Rhodes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist who wrote The Making of the Atomic Bomb. His new book is called A Hole in the World, about the abuse he and his brother endured at the hands of his stepmother. Rhodes eventually became a ward of the state, and grew up in a boys' home.