History of Nuclear Weapons Policy
Panelists spoke about the history of nuclear weapons policy and past diplomatic efforts to limit or reduce nuclear stockpiles. The… read more
Panelists spoke about the history of nuclear weapons policy and past diplomatic efforts to limit or reduce nuclear stockpiles. The spoke about U.S. nuclear weapons programs from the end of World War II, the arms race with the Soviet Union, technological developments through the Cold War, nuclear nonproliferation agreements, and the strategic defense initiatives of the Reagan administration.
“Nuclear Weapons Policies: Perspectives from the Past” was a panel at “Revisiting Reykjavik: Nuclear Policy for the New Century,” a symposium held by the Atomic Heritage Foundation at the Carnegie Institution for Science. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Andrew Brown Author
- James G. Hershberg Scholar (Former) Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Public Policy
- Cynthia C. Kelly President White House->Cabinet Room
- William Lanouette Guest Scholar (Former) Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars
- Richard A. Meserve President Carnegie Institution
- Robert Standish Norris Senior Analyst Natural Resources Defense Council->Nuclear Weapons
- James R. Schlesinger Chairman Department of Defense->Task Force on Nuclear Weapons Management
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