New Book on the Soviet Bomb-Maker Who Became a Moral Anchor

Ashley Thorne

Jay Bergman, president of the NAS Connecticut affiliate and professor of history at Central Connecticut State University, has published a new book, Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov. The 411-page, 22 ounce book about the nuclear physicist who helped create the Soviet hydrogen bomb but then became the “moral anchor of a dissident movement” represents the culmination of eleven years of careful research and writing. Click here to read reviews of this "superb intellectual history." Click here to purchase Meeting the Demands of Reason.

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