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American anthrax

fear, crime, and the investigation of the nation"s deadliest bioterror attack

by Jeanne Guillemin

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bioterrorism,
  • Postal service,
  • Victims of terrorism,
  • Anthrax

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeanne Guillemin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.35 .G85 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25060578M
    ISBN 109780805091045
    LC Control Number2011004067
    OCLC/WorldCa701493673

    In October , with the nation still reeling from the attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, five anonymous letters containing anthrax were sent to major media outlets and the Senate.   Dr. Guillemin, who chronicled their work in the book “Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak,” described her research as “both an emotional and an intellectual experience.”.

    Book Review - Susan D. Jones, Death in a Small Package: A Short History of Anthrax, Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, .   American intelligence officials were skeptical, suspecting that the anthrax was a result of Soviet experiments with biological weapons in violation of a international treaty.

      The question of terrorism was settled beyond a doubt when a second mailing of anthrax envelopes was addressed to the pair of senators, including then-majority-leader Tom .   Boyle suggests an answer in his book, Biowarfare and Terrorism. He alleges that the evidence in the anthrax spores, if properly pursued, would .


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