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2014 A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama's America by Jacqueline Jones (Basic Books)

A deeply researched examination of how race as a social invention has retained its power to organize, mark and harm the lives of Americans.

2014 Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser (The Penguin Press)

A chilling history of the management of America’s nuclear arsenal, exploring the fateful challenges and chronicling the "near misses" that could have triggered a cataclysm.

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