Relying on recently declassified documents, Jeffrey Richelson, Senior Fellow with the National Security Archive, reveals how NEST operated during the Cold War and how the agency has evolved.
Richelson also describes its current efforts to reduce the chance of a nuclear device decimating an American city.
Jeffrey Talbot Richelson
Jeffrey Talbot Richelson is an American author and academic researcher who studies the process of intelligence gathering and national security.
He has authored ten books and many articles about intelligence, and has directed the publication of several of the National Security Archive's collections of source documents.
Mike Shuster is a diplomatic correspondent and a roving foreign correspondent for National Public Radio in the United States.