Making a Real Killing

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Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West is a 1999 book by Len Ackland.[1] Ackland draws on information obtained from governmental sources, federal contractors, personal interviews, and newspaper articles to form a multi-layered history about the controversial Rocky Flats nuclear facility. The book also explores the creation and collapse of the nuclear weapons complex in the United States.

Reviews of Making a Real Killing have been published in Environmental History[2] and Pacific Historical Review.[3]

Len Ackland is the former editor of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and director for environmental journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder.[4]

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  1. ^ Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West, by Len Ackland. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999. xi + 308 pp.
  2. ^ Jason N. Krupar. Book Review Environmental History, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan., 2001), pp. 129-131.
  3. ^ Thomas R. Wellock. Book Review Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 70, No. 2 (May, 2001), pp. 346-348.
  4. ^ Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West