Book Discussion on To Move the World

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for… read more

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace, in which he recounts President John F. Kennedy’s pursuit of a reduction of nuclear arms and a greater relationship with the Soviet Union following the Cuban Missile Crisis. In his book, the author focuses on Kennedy’s foreign policy initiatives from October 1962 to September 1963 and reports that the President with the assistance of Soviet President Nikita Khruschev worked to move away from nuclear conflict. Jeffrey Sachs spoke at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on To Move the World

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2013

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  • Jul 13, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 2013 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2013 | 3:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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