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Herman Kahn

American futurist. He was a founder of the Hudson Institute think tank and originally came to prominence as a military strategist and systems theorist while employed at RAND Corporation, USA. He was known for analyzing the likely consequences of nuclear war and recommending ways to improve survivability; a notoriety that made him an inspiration for the title character of Stanley Kubrick's classic black comedy film satire, Dr. Strangelove.


1.) "LIFE - 6 Dec 1968". Life: 121–123. 1968. "Herman Kahn is an atheist who still likes rabbis, and a liberal who likes cops."

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