Scott Horton Interviews Gordon Prather
Gordon Prather, former nuclear weapons physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, discusses the broken deals that prompted Iran to establish an independent nuclear program, the near-impossibility of Iran making secret nuclear weapons under IAEA supervision, Carter-era restrictions on nuclear power generation and the Bush administration’s attack on the international non-proliferation regime.
MP3 here. (40:35)
Physicist James Gordon Prather has served as a policy implementing official for national security-related technical matters in the Federal Energy Agency, the Energy Research and Development Administration, the Department of Energy, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Department of the Army.