“Thunder and Roses,” Theodore Sturgeon, 1947

“Thunder and Roses,” Theodore Sturgeon, 1947 – After a devastating nuclear attack on the U.S., a songstress working for the military consoles her doomed countrymen and argues against retaliation.

Comments: Read in the The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology.

Author: Wikipedia: “Theodore Sturgeon (born Edward Hamilton Waldo; February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American science fiction and horror author…In 1951, Sturgeon coined what is now known as Sturgeon’s Law: ‘Ninety percent of [science fiction] is crud, but then, ninety percent of everything is crud.’…Sturgeon was a distant relative of Ralph Waldo Emerson.”

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