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Dr. Robert Jay Lifton discusses the psychological impact of the nuclear arms race

BROADCAST: 1980 | DURATION: 00:55:43

Synopsis

Dr. Robert Jay Lifton, psychiatrist and psycho-historian, discusses the acceptance and embrace of nuclear disaster, doctors' opposition to nuclear weapons, difference in Americans' and Europeans' opposition to nuclear weapons, psychological impact of nuclear bombings in Japan, and the mental disconnect experienced by those who build atomic weapons who then see the bombs' effects.