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Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director discusses how this generation can avoid a nuclear calamity

October 23, 2014

WDET's Amy Miller spoke with Fred Pearson, director of Wayne State University's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, and Dr. Andrew Kanter, assistant professor of clinical informatics and clinical epidemiology at Columbia University. Kanter, who was the keynote speaker at The Eugene Perrin Memorial Lecture in Health Sciences, maintains that the threat of nuclear disaster through weapons of mass destruction is as real as it was in the 1980's. His lecture was titled "Averting Planetary Destruction: Nuclear and Environmental Challenges and Hope for a Sustainable Future."