The Joshua Lederberg Papers
- Letter from Joshua Lederberg to Stephen L. McFarland
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- 1991-09-27 (September 27, 1991)
- Lederberg, Joshua
- McFarland, Stephen L.
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- Lederberg Grouping: No Epoch
- Box Number: 115
- Folder Number: 19
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- Letters (correspondence)
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- Series: Public Service
- SubSeries: Biological & Chemical Warfare Prevention
- SubSubSeries: Committee on International Security & Arms Control (CISAC)
- SubSubSubSeries: Working Group (Biological Warfare)
- SubSubSubSubSeries: Correspondence
- Folder: 1991-1992
- Prof. Stephen L. McFarland
- [stamped, SEP 27 1991]
- BW history
- Thank you very much for your pithy letter and enclosed paper!
- Hinsley (I-III) may have had a sequel by Michael Howard. I'm looking for it.
- I've talked to Pourcll [?] . . . but I agree.
- If you want to get back to US/BW a good contact might be Lennette. But he's getting on!
- Re air power, have you interviewed Rostow? Solly Zuckerman?
- Do you know a book by Bialer (Uri) Fear of the Bomber?
- Joshua Lederberg
- [asterisk and line to, 9/30/91 MJ]
- [END PAGE ONE]
- [BEGIN PAGE TWO]
- P.S. I have ordered your book on 1942-44.
- Did I see something on the Norden bomb sight in Technology and Culture? (Was that yours, perhaps?)
- Re killing machines not people: that is embodied in "Competitive Strategy" (see Bill Perry in Foreign Affairs) and
is USAF doctrine. But less US Army see Weigley on American Way of War.
- And Eisenhower's land war strategy was certainly one of face on face attention . . . and "killing Germans" was
- I think the issue is (1) rationalizing air attacks on noncombatants, and (2) esp. in cold war exploiting tech. advantage to
conserve US lives.
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