Watch Joe Cirincione (video above), President of Ploughshares Fund and host of the "Press the Button" podcast. In his introduction to the theme of the event, Chain Reaction 2019, he discusses a new moment facing US nuclear policy, in the midst of a trillion-dollar nuclear arms buildup and escalating crises in Iran and North Korea. Watch his full remarks in the video. See all the videos.
About Chain Reaction 2019
This year's Chain Reaction 2019: A New Moment in San Francisco on June 10, 2019 was an evening of conversation about "A New Moment" to reshape the national debate on nuclear strategy. Keynote speaker Beatrice Fihn, executive director of Nobel Peace Prize winning campaign coalition International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) led the discussion, and Governor Jerry Brown was a surprise guest speaker. Additional guest speakers include former Deputy National Security Advisor for Obama and "Pod Save The World" co-host Ben Rhodes, journalist and author Eric Schlosser and nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein.