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Nuclear Threat Initiative

The Nuclear Threat Initiative is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn and philanthropist Ted Turner in the United States, that works to prevent catastrophic attacks and accidents with weapons of mass destruction and disruption-- nuclear, biological, radiological, chemical, and cyber. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Nuclear Threat Initiative has hosted 4 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2001 News Conference. The year with the most events was 2016 with one event. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2012 with an average of 3,578 views per video. Most appearances with Thomas "Tom" S. Blanton (3), Samuel Nunn (3), David E. Hoffman (2). Most common tags: Nuclear, Soviet Union.

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    Origins of the Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials talked about the future of international cooperation in the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass…

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    Nunn-Lugar Act 25th Anniversary

    Former Senators Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Richard Lugar (R-IN) participated in a panel discussion on the 25th Anniversary of the…

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    Implementation of Nunn-Lugar Act

    Government officials and policy makers talked about their roles in implementing the Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act,…

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    Global Nuclear Materials Security

    Officials talked the findings of the Nuclear Material Securities Index, a joint report by the Nuclear Threat Initiative and…

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