The Secret History Of Nuclear War : Fresh Air In his new book, 'The Bomb,' journalist Fred Kaplan pulls back the curtain on how U.S. presidents, their advisers and generals have thought about, planned for — and sometimes narrowly avoided — nuclear war.

Also, we remember longtime PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer. He died last week at 85.
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In his new book, 'The Bomb,' journalist Fred Kaplan pulls back the curtain on how U.S. presidents, their advisers and generals have thought about, planned for — and sometimes narrowly avoided — nuclear war.

Also, we remember longtime PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer. He died last week at 85.