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

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 10, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 15, 2009

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  • Apr 10, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 2009 | 2:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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