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Command & Control: Film Screening

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Reading International Solidarity Centre

35-39 London Street

Reading

RG1 4PS

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How could a dropped wrench launch a nuclear missile - and what happened next? Command and Control presents the terrifying, true story of what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to become the very source of our own destruction. Based on The New York Times bestseller by Eric Schlosser, the film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster. In so doing, the film explores the great dilemma we have faced since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?

Film is 92 minutes. Opportunity for discussion about the UKs Nuclear Weapons which are built and maintained in nearby Aldermaston at the Atomic Weapons Establishment. Event hosted by Reading-based Nuclear Information Service www.nuclearinfo.org

Access the hall from car park (accessible mobility aids) or through Global Cafe (upstairs). RSVP to reserve a seat.

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