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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; New York Times Headlines

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01/16/1987

Shot of the front page of the New York Times, January 24, 1973. Vietnam War and President Nixon headlines.


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Series
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Title

New York Times Headlines

Series Description

The first atomic explosion in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, changed the world forever. This series chronicles these changes and the history of a new era. It traces the development of nuclear weapons, the evolution of nuclear strategy, and the politics of a world with the power to destroy itself.

In thirteen one-hour programs that combine historic footage and recent interviews with key American, Soviet, and European participants, the nuclear age unfolds: the origin and evolution of nuclear weapons; the people of the past who have shaped the events of the present; the ideas and issues that political leaders, scientists, and the public at large must confront, and the prospects for the future. Nuclear Age highlights the profound changes in contemporary thinking imposed by the advent of nuclear weapons. Series release date: 1/1989

Duration

00:11:17

Asset Type

Raw video

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Newspapers
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Locations
Washington, DC
Genres
Documentary
Topics
War and Conflict
Science
Global Affairs
History
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; New York Times Headlines,” 01/16/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8A0E8E2CD5E4597A10E23585342C922.
MLA: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; New York Times Headlines.” 01/16/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8A0E8E2CD5E4597A10E23585342C922>.
APA: War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; New York Times Headlines. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F8A0E8E2CD5E4597A10E23585342C922
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