After Words

After Words: Eric Schlosser, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety," hosted by Lynn Davis, D.C. Director of RAND

About the Program

 

Using recently declassified documents, Eric Schlosser details the ease with which an accident can occur when handling nuclear weapons and how little control military leaders and missile designers have over them.  He speaks with Lynn Davis, the former U.S. undersecretary for arms control and the director of the RAND corporation's Washington office.

About the Authors

Eric Schlosser

Mr. Schlosser was a correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly magazine.  His writings have also appeared in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and The New Yorker.  Mr. Schlosser is also the author of "Fast Food Nation"  and "Reefer Madness."

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After Words: Eric Schlosser, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety," hosted by Lynn Davis, D.C. Director of RAND

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, October 6th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, September 30th at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, September 30th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, September 29th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, September 28th at 10pm (ET)
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