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Peter Kuznick

Sun Nov 19 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ballroom, 3rd Floor (Rooms 3008-3012)

Peter Kuznick is a Professor of History at American University, and directs Washington, D.C.'s Nuclear Studies Institute. He is the co-author, with Oliver Stone, of The Untold History of the United States, a twelve-part Showtime documentary film series and companion book. A New Yorker who was active in the Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam War movements, Dr. Kuznick remains active in antiwar and nuclear abolition efforts. He is also the author of Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930s America, co-author with Akira Kimura of Rethinking the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Japanese and American Perspectives, co-author with Yuki Tanaka of Genpatsu to Hiroshima - Genshiryoku Heiwa Riyo No Shinso [Nuclear Power and Hiroshima: The Truth Behind the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Power (Iwanami, 2011)], and co-editor with James Gilbert of Rethinking Cold War Culture