Ackland, Len

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ACKLAND, Len. American, b. 1944. Genres: History. Career: Worked as a teacher for International Voluntary Services, as a researcher for RAND Corporation, and as a freelance writer, all in Vietnam, 1967-69; Brookings Institute, research assistant, 1969-71; reporter and editor for Denver, CO, and Washington, DC, publications, 1971-73; Cervi's Journal, Denver, CO, reporter, 1973-75; Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA, reporter, 1975-78; Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, reporter, 1978-84; Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Chicago, IL, editor, 1984-91; University of Colorado, Boulder, associate professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 1991-, and director, Center for Environmental Journalism, 1992-. Publications: (ed.) Why Are We Still in Vietnam?, 1970. HISTORY: Credibility Gap: A Digest of the Pentagon Papers, 1972; (coed) Assessing the Nuclear Age, 1986; Making a Real Killing: Rocky Flats and the Nuclear West, 1999. Address: University of Colorado, SJMC, Campus Box 287, Boulder, CO 80309, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]