Contributor biographical information for The atomic times : my H-bomb year at the Pacific Proving Ground : a memoir / Michael Harris.


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MICHAEL HARRIS began writing The Atomic Times in 1955 when he was an army draftee stationed on Eniwetok and finished fifty years later. In between, he married novelist Ruth Harris (in 1970) and spent years as a public relations executive at CBS Television, eleven of them on the staff of The Ed Sullivan Show. In addition to welcoming the Beatles at the airport on their first trip to the United States, he is the author of Always on Sunday, the bestselling (and unauthorized) biography of Ed Sullivan.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Harris, Michael -- (Michael David), -- 1933-
United States. -- Army -- Military police -- Biography.
Nuclear weapons -- Testing.
Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands) -- History, Military.
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands)