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  • Origins of the NunnLugar Act
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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 destruction. On December 12, 1991, President George H.W. Bush signed the…

  • Implementation of NunnLugar Act
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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, also called the Nunn-Lugar Act. On December 12, 1991, President…

  • NunnLugar Act 25th Anniversary
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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 Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of 1991, which was signed by…

  • Nixon Vietnam and the October 1969 Nuclear Alert
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    Nixon, Vietnam, and the October 1969 Nuclear Alert

    William Burr and Jeffrey P. Kimball talked about their book, Nixon’s Nuclear Specter: The Secret Alert of 1969, Madman Diplomacy, and the Vietnam War. In the book, they detail how the Nixon administration secretly…

  • After Words with Garry Wills
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    After Words with Garry Wills

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Garry Wills discussed his latest book, Bomb Power, which looks at how the creation of the atomic bomb increased the power of the president and…

  • emRacing for the Bombem
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    Racing for the Bomb

    Mr. Norris discussed Racing for the Bomb, his biography of General Leslie Groves published by Steerforth Press. Leslie Groves was a career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers who became…

  • Nuclear Energy and Proliferation
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    Nuclear Energy and Proliferation

    Ambassador Gregory Schulte, U.S. permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), talked about efforts to limit Iran’s nuclear program, developing a series of…