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    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Steve Stow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory historian, talked about the history of the laboratory and its involvement in the Manhattan Project, and the “secret city’s” role in creating the atomic bomb.…

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    Korean Peninsula

    Panelists talked about the nuclear threat North Korea poses to South Korea, the Asian Peninsula and the world. Among the speakers was Robert Gallucci, former chief negotiator during the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Acting Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Tom Countryman presented the 15th edition of the annual report, To Walk the Earth in Safety, which chronicles the…

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    That Last Bomb

    The Last Bomb is a 1945 War Department film documenting the final months of the B-29 super fortress air campaign against Japan. It concludes with the August 1945 atomic bombings of…

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    U.S.-South Korea Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry and South Korea’s foreign minister addressed reporters following their private ministerial meeting with their defense ministers on the North Korean nuclear…

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    U.S.-South Korea Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and their South Korean counterparts spoke to reporters before their private ministerial meetings at the State Department on the…

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    Arms Control and U.S.-Russia Relations

    The Brookings Institution held a discussion on the history of the 1986 nuclear arms control summit between President Ronald Reagan and Russian Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev. Topics…

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    North Korea Threat

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the U.S. response to North Korea’s nuclear program. They witnesses discussed recent sanctions imposed on North Korea and Chinese…

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    U.S. Policy Toward North Korea

    The Council on Foreign Relations released a report by theirNuclear Threat Initiative Task Force on U.S. policy toward North Korea. The co-chairs of the task force, former Joint Chiefs of…

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    Almighty

    Dan Zak talked about his book Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age, in which he provides a history of America’s nuclear weapons program. In his book, he…

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    Rocky Flats Nuclear Site

    Cindy Sounders talked about the Rocky Flats nuclear site that operated from 1952 to 1994, the cleanup effort since its closing, and its transition into a national wildlife refuge. The plant was located 15…

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    The Winter Fortress

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb, in which he recalls the Nazis' race to build a nuclear bomb and the Allies'…

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    Doom Towns

    Andrew Kirk talked about his book Doom Towns: The People and Landscape of Atomic Testing, in which he tells the history of atomic testing carried out by the U.S. government in the Nevada desert in graphic…

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    Nuclear Deterrence

    Air Force Lieutenant General Jack Weinstein, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, talked about the Air Force contributions to the United States' role in…

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    U.S. Atomic War Plans from 1945-1950

    Professor John Curatola talked about his book, Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950. Professor…

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    Atomic Bomb Use in World War II

    Professor Peter Kuznick talked about the development and use of the atomic bomb during World War II. He argued that there were others ways, such as changing surrender terms, which could…

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    Global Nuclear Challenges, Part 2

    A panel of experts presented and discussed the nuclear security challenges facing the next president of the United States. They said that the U.S. and world as a whole were not doing enough to disarm.…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Russia

    Officials from the Departments of State and Defense as well as a Russian pro-democracy activist were among the witnesses who testified on U.S. policy toward Russia. The hearing focused on…

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    Global Nuclear Challenges, Part 3

    Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes discussed President Obama’s progress with nuclear security. Mr. Rhodes, also an adviser on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of…

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    Global Nuclear Challenges, Part 1

    Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor and anti-nuclear activist Setsuko Thurlow talked about her life and work as she was presented with the 2015 “Arms Control Person of the Year Award.” This was the keynote…

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