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

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Senator Sam Nunn, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs namesake and distinguished professor of the practice, is participating in a virtual keynote interview on the impact of the Cold War. The event will kick of the virtual lecture series as part of the 2020-2021 Georgia History Festival.

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Join the Georgia Historical Society 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. 

Be a part of the Conversation! Registered Guests will be invited to submit questions for Senator Nunn prior to the event.

This online event is FREE, but registration is required.


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