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Nuclear Countdown

Synopsis
Traces the history of the nuclear arms race from 1945 and looks at attempts to control the use of atomic energy for peaceful ends. Documents continuing international efforts at control and explains the dangers of both vertical and horizontal proliferation. Shows scenes of nuclear experiments from several countries from which filmed records of such events are not seen frequently.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 27 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1978
Availability
Hire
Uses
First or second year international politics, American politics, East-West relations, war or peace studies.*
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
arms control; nuclear weapons

Credits

Director
Ramakantha Sarma

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

United Nations

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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