The history and future of the atom bomb
Broadcast: Midday, 08/05/2008, 12:00 p.m.
Three nuclear weapons and global security experts discuss the history and future use of nuclear weapons at the Aspen Ideas Festival this summer.
- Joseph Cirincione: President of the Ploughshares Fund and former director for non-proliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Author of, "Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons."
- Bruce Blair: President of the World Security Institute.
- Martin Sherwin: Pulitzer Prize-winning author of a book about J. Robert Oppenheimer, titled "American Prometheus." History professor at George Mason University.
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