Nuclear Weapons

Bay Area Events: Nuclear Weapons Talks 3/11-3/14

Those of you in the Bay Area should check out one of the following talks on nuclear weapons being given by Tad Daley, author and Writing Fellow with International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the 1985 Nobel Peace Laureate organization. He will serve as “Scholar/Activist in Residence” at the UC Berkeley International House March 9-16. Here are the events accompanying his visit:

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 7:30pm
University of California, Berkeley, International House
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, California, 94720-2320
Tad Daley, author of APOCALYPSE NEVER: Forging the Path to a Nuclear Weapon-Free World (Rutgers, Spring 2010, www.apocalypsenever.org),  will be speaking at the University of California at Berkeley International House regarding how we might actually bring about nuclear weapons abolition. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact lkoziol@berkeley.edu.

Friday, March 12, 2010, 12:00pm
The Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105
Tad Daley will argue that the nuclear double standard is both morally indefensible and politically unsustainable,  and examine not only why we must abolish nuclear weapons, but also how we can, and what the world will look like after we do.
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $15 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
https://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=1617

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 12:00pm
Democratic World Federalist Luncheon Lecture
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, California, 94720-2320
Tad Daley will address the Democratic World Federalists Good Government Luncheon Lecture and Annual Meeting on the global governance architecture of a nuclear weapon-free world. Event takes place at the UC Berkeley International House.

  • Luncheon and Program — $40
  • Luncheon and Program for Youth Under 30 and Students — $15
  • Dessert and Program — $10

For more information, visit http://www.dwfed.org/

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:30pm
University of California, Berkeley, International House
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, California, 94720-2320
Free showing of the 1964 film FAIL-SAFE. Tad Daley will make a few introductory remarks, read a few paragraphs from the chapter in his forthcoming book on “Accidental Atomic Apocalypse,” and then we will view the gripping 1964 film FAIL-SAFE, starring Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman, and Henry Fonda, on global thermonuclear war coming about through nothing more than minor technical mishaps. It might have happened yesterday. It still could happen tomorrow. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact lkoziol@berkeley.edu.