Day 15: Nuclear Proliferation and Arms Treaties

In 1943, Winston Churchill had said, “as for any post-war problems there are none that cannot be amicably settled between me and my friend President Roosevelt.”  Whether that was arrogance or naivety, history would prove him sadly mistaken.   After Russia tested their first atomic bomb in 1949, the arms race was on between the two Super Powers and a wave of atomic tests that both astonishes and terrifies the modern viewer began:

We will discuss nuclear testing, arms limitation negotiations, nuclear proliferation, and modern advances in uranium enrichment.


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