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Author Hartung, William D

Title Prophets of war : Lockheed Martin and the making of the military-industrial complex / William D. Hartung
Published New York : Nation Books, 2010


Description 1 online resource (vii, 296 pages)
Contents The rise and fall of the raptor -- From loughead to Lockheed -- From war to cold war -- The C-5A scandal -- Bailout-too big to fail? -- Bribery -- Reagan to the rescue -- Saint Augustine's laws -- The advocate -- Global domination
Summary Enthralling and explosive, Prophets of War is an exposÉ of America's largest military contractor, Lockheed Martin. When President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his famous warning about the dangers of the military industrial complex, he never would have dreame
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lockheed Corporation.
Lockheed Martin.
SUBJECT Lockheed Corporation fast
Lockheed Martin fast
Subject Aircraft industry -- Corrupt practices
Military-industrial complex -- United States
Defense contracts -- United States
Aircraft industry -- Corrupt practices
Defense contracts
Military-industrial complex
United States
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010039571
ISBN 9781568586502