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Author Oberg, James E., 1944-

Title Uncovering Soviet disasters : exploring the limits of glasnost / James E. Oberg.

Published New York : Random House, [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.2240947 OBER    MISSING
Physical description xviii, 317 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [273]-299.
Summary Oberg investigates modern disasters in the Soviet Union--from space shots to industrial catastrophes, to pollution, floods and fires. What really happened, why were they covered up, and how were they finally discovered? This book explains it all. 8 pages of black-and-white photos.
Subject Disasters -- Press coverage -- Soviet Union.
Disasters -- Soviet Union.
Government and the press -- Soviet Union.
Other title Glasnost.
ISBN 0394560957 $19.95