PRIMER FOR THOSE WHO WOULD GOVERN, by Hermann Oberth, 320 pages.
This book is the last book written by Hermann Oberth (1894-1987), the father of space flight. The work addresses many of the great problems facing mankind today, and points to interesting solutions. Oberth says that the book contains the minimum that a publicly active person should know and understand. Included is also a detailed biography of the space pioneer, and a fascinating photo documentaion section.