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Deception, Cover-up and Murder in the Nuclear Age


By Andrew Kishner

This book - a work in progress - is freely accessible here on Several chapters in the book remain offline while they're being editted. They are denoted with an asterix (*).

Prologue (a hypothetical conversation)


The Evolution of a Nuclear Cover-up

Chapter 1 - Trinity in New Mexico to Atomic Attack in Japan 

The Trinity atomic test 1-1
Where did the fallout from Trinity and Fat Man go? 1-2
'Atomic' censorship and control during the U.S. Occupation of Japan 1-3
Footnotes 1-4

Chapter 2 - OFFLINE *

Chapter 3 - Global Fallout From Nuclear Testing

The bomb testing 3-1
Strontium-90's rain-food-bone-disease chain 3-2
Strontium-90 threat to human health not gone 3-3
Footnotes 3-4
Advanced topics: total nuclear testing yields, U.S. radiation hotspots   3-5

Chapter 4 - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex

Los Alamos National Laboratory part 1 4-1
Los Alamos National Laboratory part 2 4-2
Idaho National Laboratory 4-3
Hanford Nuclear Reservation 4-4
Nevada National Security Site part 1 4-5
Nevada National Security Site part 2 4-6
Final note 4-7

Covered-Up Radiation Experiments on Humans

Chapter 5 - Military Radiation Research Experiments

Humans used in lethal experimentation at a nuclear test 5-1

Chapter 6 - Rongelapese

The 1954 Bravo detonation and the Rongelapese 6-1
U.S.'s human guinea pig experiment, Project 4.1, on the Rongelapse 6-2
Evacuation from Rongelap - questions about guinea pigs 6-3
Footnotes 6-4

The Hidden Quest for Nuclear Space Weapons

Chapter 7 - The History and Future of Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft 

Nuclear space missions: United States 7-1
Nuclear space missions: the Soviets 7-2
Nuclear debris from satellite atmospheric re-entries 7-3
Footnotes/nuclear-powered spacecraft launched by the USSR 7-4
Development of nuclear rockets for space/Dugway 7-5
Ban Nuclear Power Beyond Earth Act 7-6
NASA's Curiosity launch (2011) 7-7

Chapter 8 - Mighty Oak - Testing The Space-Based Nuclear Laser

The Mighty Oak nuclear test 8-1
The Mighty Oak-Chernobyl coverup 8-2
Footnotes 8-3
Rosalie Bertell on the Mighty Oak nuclear test 8-4


Controversial Banned and Unbanned Underground Nuclear Experiments

Chapter 9 - Subcritical Tests and What Really Is A 'Nuclear Explosion?' 

Subcritical tests 9-1
A 'nuclear' and 'explosive' redefinition 9-2
Footnotes 9-3

Chapter 10 - OFFLINE  *

Covering Up the Radioactive Impacts of Nuclear Power

Chapter 11 - The 'Bad Science' Behind Nuclear Reactor Operations

Nuclear power creates nuclear fallout 11-1
Distorting emissions in nuclear power operations 11-2
Something's in the pool! - spent fuel rod dangers 11-3
Gaseous radioactive waste types - References 11-4
Map of U.S. reactors 11-5
Case Studies: Vermont Yankee and others 11-6
Case Study: Three Mile Island; strontium-89 11-7

Chapter 12, 13, 14 - OFFLINE  *

Chapter 15 - Environmental Dangers from Cold War Legacy Radiation: Drilling in Colorado in Nuclear Subterrain 

The detonation 15-1
Raiding the radioactive tomb 15-2
DOE's 'Plan Forward' 15-3
Rio Blanco in their 'sights' 15-4
Footnotes/other Plowshares 15-5
Reclaiming your voice under NEPA/Rulison updates 15-6

Chapter 16 OFFLINE  *


Atomic Element Reference Tables A-0
A-1 - offline
Secret nuclear test? The Trinity Site. Radioactive steel. Depleted uranium. * A-1-2
Nuclear waste storage and transport dangers A-4
NTS nuclear waste transport incidents A-4-2
'The Un-killable Nevada Bomb Test' A-4-3
Plutonium dispersal experiments at NTS or NAFR from 1955 to 1963 A-4-4
McKinney letter A-9
North Korea's nuclear ambitions provoked by U.S. nuclear experiments A-9-2
Z-Machine nuclear experiments A-9-3
'Subcritical' DAHRT tests LANL A-9-4
Action step for stopping subcritical tests A-9-5
Our Fukushima monitoring A-12
Compare cesium-137 levels in Japan A-12-2
Radiation data from very early April (Fukushima) A-12-3
'Minor Trials,' nuclear experiments in Australia A-14
Britain to blame partly for downwinders' plight in U.S. A-14-2
Intro to 'The Black Mist and its Aftermath' A-14-3
Justifiably flipping out...Cemp Hall of Fame A-16
Environmental radiation monitoring, your First Warning System for radiation A-16-2
'The EPA is Asleep in the Control Tower' A-16-3

The Rongelapese - 'Move or Starve'

Move or starve/More DOE Lies (Rongelapese) A-6
The 1978 soil samples (Rongelapese) A-6-2
Plutonium (Rongelapese) A-6-3
Strontium (Rongelapese) A-6-4
Body burden/cesium (Rongelapese) A-6-5
Final analysis (Rongelapese) A-6-6
Footnotes (Rongelapese) A-6-7

Things you can learn in this book: 'Chernobyl fallout' was 90-95% from Chernobyl and the rest from a covered-up U.S. nuclear release. There are dozens of nuclear reactors orbiting us - many have crashed on Earth. The U.S. may have replicated a 'Hiroshima' inferno on actual humans (in cages in Nevada). Your cremated remains mixed into water would be undrinkable per the EPA because of its strontium-90 levels.

Progress report [Feb. 11, 2013]:

Renamed the book! Now called 'Deception, Cover-up and Murder in the Nuclear Age.' Earlier update: The book is here in its entirety and edits to chapter 2 are regularly made for the online and ereader versions; in Jan. 2103, I edited the end of Chapter 12. Some background: I changed the title to 'U.S.A.: The Original Nuclear Miscreant' in July 2012 and 'biggest' addition in 2012 was new section added to Chapter 12: 'How Fukushima Created a Hotspot in California.'

Progress report [July 21, 2013]:

I decided to take offline several chapters, which will be provided to individuals upon request. This was done for the following reason: for years, I've been having a difficult time with having content up on this website that is work-in-progress yet not having the time or energy to 'progress' it. This is unfortunately the way it had to go. Please support research activists. They need your help more than you know.

Progress report [Oct. 14, 2013]:

Very brief summary of changes made to site in mid-2013: Chapters 2, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16 and the conclusion are offline. Chapters 2 and 12, about U.S. downwinders and Fukushima impacts on the U.S., are being made into separate e-books. The rest will be restored at a later date.

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