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    The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump

    World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

    • Monday August 10th 2020, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a discussion with former Secretary of Defense William Perry has joined with Tom Collina of the Ploughshares Fund about their new book, The Button, which recounts the terrifying history of nuclear launch authority, from the faulty 46-cent microchip that nearly caused World War III to President Trump’s tweet about his “much bigger & more powerful” button.


    Secretary Perry and Tom Collina will share their firsthand experience on the front lines of the nation’s nuclear history and address the concerns we should all have in 2020 about a president’s ability to launch a nuclear weapon.

    $5 - $9
    Shantel Anderson
    215-561-4700 x200

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