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The Nuclear Weapon Button: Presidential Power and Reducing the Threat of Nuclear War
October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us for this virtual conversation examining the dangerous situation in which the sitting president of the US can launch a nuclear attack without any consultation with the Congress, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Cabinet, and the American people. We will explore options to rectify this urgent situation with leading scientists and scholars.
Professor Emeritus Jonathan King, MIT Biology
Professor Robert Redwine, MIT Physics
Professor Elaine Scarry, The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University