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Nuclear Nightmares: Wars That Must Never Happen #1003191

PBS Special for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1980

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  • A PBS documentary focusing on the catastrophic event of a potential nuclear war, hosted by Peter Ustinov. This program includes reflections by Mr. Ustinov on what life would be like in a bunker, following a nuclear holocaust.
  • Includes interviews with American border guards in West Germany, Dr. Michael Howard, the Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford, Frank Barnaby, the Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Christopher Bertram, the Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, John Erickson, the Director of Defense Studies, Edinburgh, George Kistiakowsky, President Eisenhower's Science Advisor, Jean-Louis Gergorin, of the French Foreign Ministry, Dmitri Rotow, an amateur weapons designer, Harold Agnew, former Director of the Los Alamos weapons laboratory, John Steinbruner, of the Brookings Institution, Kosta Tsipis, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Senator Jake Garn (R-UT), Paul Warnke, former chief negotiator of the US SALT team, Richard Garwin, and Pentagon consultant, Colin Gray, of the Hudson Institute.
  • Duration:
    01:30:00

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