About the Author
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.