Scott Horton Interviews Lawrence Wittner
Lawrence Wittner, Professor of History at the State University of New York/Albany, discusses the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference at the United Nations, disagreements between nuclear and non-nuclear states, creeping complacency since the Cold War’s end about the dangers of nuclear weapons, how even a small nuclear exchange (between India and Pakistan, for example) could bring about nuclear winter and drastically effect life on earth and why working for a nuclear weapons-free world is more important now than ever.
MP3 here. (25:15)
Lawrence Wittner is Professor of History at the State University of New York/Albany and author of The Struggle Against the Bomb, Toward Nuclear Abolition and Confronting the Bomb: A Short History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement.