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The Atomic Bomb and Its Deadly Shadow

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The March 8, 2014, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with Dean Warren, Navy Veteran and retired Director of Strategic Planning for the Lockheed Martin Electronics and Missiles.


Program Date:  March 8, 2014

Program Time: 1500 hours, PACIFIC

Topic: The Atomic Bomb and Its Deadly Shadow

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Pharmacist Mate Third Class Dean Warren, entered the United States Navy at the end of World War II.  He volunteered to be trained as a radiological technician and sailed to Bikini Atoll for the atomic tests. As a young veteran of the Bikini Atom bomb tests, Dean Warren attended UCLA, The London School of Economics, and Harvard. While in London, he and two other graduate students drove from there to New Delhi, India. Later, he sold Lockheed aircraft in Southwest Asia and was promoted to Director of Marketing for Lockheed International. The State Department then lured him to run Program Planning for the Agency of International Development. He finished his working career as Director of Strategic Planning for the Lockheed Martin Electronics and Missiles Group in Orlando, Florida. In that role he helped bring his Group into the forefront of the precision guidance revolution. His experiences and writing skills have led him in retirement to publish illustrated memoirs of his nuclear and car trip adventures, as well as seven science fiction, speculative novels.  Dean Warren is the author of The Bomb And Its Deadly Shadow: A Memoir; Imaginings: Selected Stories; the three volume work The Pacification of Earth which includes American Revolt, The Crescent Strikes and Imperial Power; From London to New Delhi by Car in 1951; Growing Young; The Last Underclass; and, Man over Mind.

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