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ETEC Meeting: Richard Rhodes, Author
October 23, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
The regularly scheduled ETEC Board of Directors meeting will instead feature author Richard Rhodes. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-five works of fiction, history and memoir including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award; Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, which was one of three finalists for a Pulitzer Prize in History; Arsenals of Folly, about the last years of the Cold War; The Twilight of the Bombs, about the post-Cold War challenges of nuclear weapons and international policy; and, most recently, Hell and Good Company, a history of the Spanish Civil War which focuses on breakthroughs in military technology and medicine.
Rhodes has received numerous fellowships for research and writing, including grants from the Ford Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He has been a host and correspondent for documentaries on public television’s Frontline and American Experience series. He has been a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and Stanford University. He lives near San Francisco, on Half Moon Bay.