Sunday, October 4, 2009

Conference: Presidency and the Nuclear Age, JFK Library, October 12

Presidency and the Nuclear Age

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2009 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

This one-day conference – sponsored by the nation’s 13 Presidential Libraries – will examine how the Presidency and U.S. foreign policy have been reshaped by the advent, use and spread of nuclear weapons.  Morning sessions are The Race to Build the Bomb and the Decision to Use it (9:00 to 10:25 a.m.) featuring Richard Rhodes, Wilson D. Miscamble and Jennet Conant; and, Cuban Missile Crisis and the First Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (10:50 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) featuringTed Sorensen, Carl Kaysen and Graham Allison. Afternoon sessions are The Cold War and the Nuclear Arms Race (1:20 to 2:30 p.m.) featuring Kenneth Adelman, Thomas Graham, Jr., Richard Rhodes, Nicholas Thompson and Marvin Kalb; and, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism and the Presidency (2:45 to 4:00 p.m.) with Graham Allison, Stephen Bosworth, Nicholas BurnsLeslie Gelb and Martha Raddatz. 

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125

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