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'Command and Control' documentary examines nuclear-weapons risks in the U.S.




A picture taken in 1971 shows a nuclear explosion in Mururoa atoll.
A picture taken in 1971 shows a nuclear explosion in Mururoa atoll.
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In theatres today (at the Nuart in Los Angeles), "Command and Control" is a new documentary looking at the risks of a nuclear weapons accident on American soil.

Based on Eric Schlosser's investigate book of the same name and directed by Robert Kenner ("Food, Inc."), the film recounts how a dropped wrench at an Arkansas weapons facility in 1980 could have caused an explosion 600 times as devastating as Hiroshima.

Guests:

Robert Kenner, Director, "Command and Control;" Kenner's other credits include "Merchants of Doubt" and "Food, Inc." - both critically acclaimed investigative documentaries

Eric Schlosser, Producer and Author, "Command and Control"