The Doomsday Machine

Daniel Ellsberg talked about his experiences as a nuclear war planner in the early 1960s.

Report Video Issue

People in this video

More People


  • The Doomsday Machine
  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization


More information about

The Doomsday Machine

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Jan 06, 2018 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2018 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 06, 2018 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2018 | 10:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2018 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a Download

The Doomsday Machine

  • MP3 audio - Standard

User Created Clips from This Video