The Danger of Thermonuclear War

Posted On: Jul 31, 2020   |   Posted By: Foreign Affairs

AN OPEN LETTER TO DR. SIDNEY DRELL Dear Friend: I have read your two splendid lectures-the speech on nuclear weapons at Grace Cathedral, October 23, 1982, and the opening statement to Hearings on the Consequences of Nuclear War before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight. What you say and write about the appalling dangers of nuclear war is very close to my heart and has disturbed me profoundly for many years now. I decided to address an open letter to you, feeling it necessary to take part in the discussion of this problem, one of the most important facing mankind.

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