Logic of the Cold War

Quote from Peter Byrne, The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family

p. 281 “At the meeting, one of McNamara’s ‘Whiz Kids’, Alain Enthoven, claimed that increasing the American defense budget by $27 billion would reduce American lives lost from a Soviet first strike to 80 million from 115 million.”