The Legacy of Nuclear Weapons
Program #KAKM001.The Cold War is over. The U.S. reigns supreme, yet it deploys 9,000 operational nuclear weapons. Price tag aside, the arms program has produced millions of tons of toxic and radioactive waste, massive damage to the environment and untold effects on human health. There is widespread contamination of land and water. Budget monies earmarked for cleanup are cut, while funding for the Trident II missile is approved. The legacy of nuclear weapons is potentially devastating. Long-term Hiroshimas and Nagasakis are being bequeathed to future generations. Interview.
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