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John Hepworth

John Hepworth

John Hepworth (1921–95) was an Australian author and journalist.

John Hepworth reviews 'The Deadly Element: The Men and Women behind the Story of Uranium' by Lennard Bickel

April 1980, no. 19 01 April 1980
Uranium is a word which has become so highly emotive in this country that it is embedded in the national psyche; but not one person in 10,000 who would react instinctively and dialectically to the word knows anything about the element itself apart from connotations of Doomsday … the world on fire or the seeping shroud of radiation sickness laying waste the entire earth in sterile despair. In Th ... (read more)