Tear Down This Wall: The Cold War at 75 – A Conversation with Sam Nunn

Georgia History Festival

Tear Down This Wall: The Cold War at 75
A Virtual Conversation Series


A Keynote Conversation with Sam Nunn

This program premiered on October 14, 2020. Watch a recording of the program below.

Join us online for a wide-ranging discussion on the impact of the Cold War on American foreign policy and national security with a man who worked with the leading Cold War warriors, from Henry Kissinger to Margaret Thatcher to Ronald Reagan to Mikhail Gorbachev. Nunn served in the U.S. Senate for twenty-four years and was Chairman of the Armed Services Committee from 1987 until 1995. Upon retirement from the Senate, Nunn joined the law firm of King & Spalding. In 2001, Former Senator Nunn co-founded the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to reduce the risk of use and prevent the spread of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. In 2011, Former Senator Nunn was inducted as a Georgia Trustee by the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society.

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