NATO Exercise Able Archer 83

Nate Jones talked about his book, Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. In his book, Mr.… read more

NATO Exercise Able Archer 83 Nate Jones talked about his book, Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War. In his book, Mr. Jones explores Ronald Reagan’s thoughts on nuclear policy during the early 1980's and details the war game that the Soviets nearly mistook for the beginning of an actual surprise NATO missile attack. Mr. Jones also discussed the process of declassifying the government materials that were the basis of his book. close

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  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • Nate Jones Director National Security Archive->Freedom of Information Project

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NATO Exercise Able Archer 83

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2017 | 10:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2017 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 11, 2017 | 10:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2017 | 4:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2017 | 2:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2017 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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