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Cold Warriors Against the Bomb

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Phillip Taubman, former New York Times reporter and editor, and author of The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb, discusses his new book about the bi-partisan alliance between Henry Kissinger, George Schultz, San Nunn, William Perry, and physicist Sidney Drell to abolish nuclear weapons. 

Guests:

Philip Taubman

Comments [10]

Diane Lane

If a nuclear bomb is so easy to make, what is there to prevent countries using enriched uranium provided for power instead for bomb-making?

Feb. 08 2012 11:43 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

I can't speak for the US or other countries, but I am CERTAIN that without nukes, Israel could not survive in its neighborhood.

Feb. 08 2012 11:41 AM
Carrey from Ridgewood

Can he speak about Israel? Would they expect Israel to admit she has nuclear weapons and shouldn't she give them up?

Feb. 08 2012 11:40 AM
Lois from New York City

Obama's Nobel Prize speech talking about evil to be dealt with is another example of veerying toward the Cold War
policy.

Feb. 08 2012 11:39 AM
Benny from Jersey City

Their only goal here is to drum beat to Iran, none of the people connected with this want peace.

Feb. 08 2012 11:38 AM
Ed from Larchmont

"They invaded the breath of the earth and surrounded the camp of the holy ones and the beloved city. But fire came down from heaven and consumed them." Revelation 20:9.

I would be concerned about nuclear bombs also.

Feb. 08 2012 11:36 AM
John A.

Yes but how practical a goal is this anyway? Technically speaking the stated goal sounds impossible.

Feb. 08 2012 11:36 AM
Sharon from UWS

Brian two days of this? Are you serious?

I feel like your show is failing us.

Feb. 08 2012 11:36 AM
bp from earth

what's wrong with peaceniks. We've been on this issue since the beginning . . . what took these guys so long?

Feb. 08 2012 11:35 AM
Sharea from UES

Brian, you are scaring me. Firstly stop beating the drum to war with Iran.

YOUR GUEST is INCORRECT! Pakistan already has nuclear weapons!

Feb. 08 2012 11:35 AM

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