Prospects of survival

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Warning: This film begins with combat footage and images of deceased soldiers.

Examines various methods of countering the possibility of governments using weapons of mass destruction and engulfing the major powers in an expanding local conflict. Presents some of the views held by international leaders and scientists on the potential dangers of chemical, bacteriological, and nuclear weapons, and some of the propositions by which the Western nations might cooperate to lessen these dangers.
Associated British Corporation; Denis Healey; General Dwight D. Eisenhower; General Lauris Norstad; Alistair Buchan; Roderick McFarquhar; Franz Josef Strauss; Jerome Wiesner; Paul M. Doty; Thomas Schelling; Jean-Claude Seran Schreiber; General Andre Beaufre; Sir Robert Thompson; Vladillen Vassev; Ruth Astor; Robert Beatty; Leonard Beaton, Consultant to the Institute for Strategic Studies, London; Sisir Gupta; Gene Ellis; David Wickes; Brian Wenham
National Educational Television
Educational; Political
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Nuclear warfare; Chemical warfare (International law); Weapons of mass destruction
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
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