PRE-EMPT by John R. Vorhies

PRE-EMPT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This goes Dr. Strangelove one better. Done up in a series of reports, articles, tapes, letters and editorials, it traces the events leading to the impeachment of the President of the U.S. Captain Hawk of the S.S. Nathan Hale, a submarine with enough bombs aboard to make it the sixth nuclear power, sends a message demanding that all nations with atomic weapons turn them over to the control of an international committee; he emphasizes his point by launching a bomb first into a relatively unpopulated area in the U.S., then into Russia. Then the hot lines sizzle as the World tries to track down the renegade sub. Fallout brinkmanship, stop watch suspense.

Pub Date: Oct. 23rd, 1967
Publisher: Regnery