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President Carter Signs Nuclear Free Zone Treaty for Latin America

President Carter signing the Treaty of Tlatelolco which makes Latin America a nuclear weapons free zone. See the video on YouTube.

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Why stop with just one nuclear deal with Iran?

We are close to finalizing a deal preventing nuclear weapons in Iran. But let’s not stop with just this one agreement.

Let’s enter into what President Kennedy called a “peace race.” There are other steps needed to improve nuclear security in the Middle East and worldwide.

Read my full commentary at The Hill.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower, The Chance for Peace

An excerpt from President Dwight Eisenhower’s Chance for Peace Speech in April, 1953. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Cost of Atomic Weapons

An excerpt from President Dwight Eisenhower’s Chance for Peace speech in April, 1953. See the video on YouTube.

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Two petitions call for ending nuclear weapons testing

Two petitions are open for signature urging ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. The treaty bans all nuclear weapons test explosions.

The first petition is available at WhiteHouse.gov.

The second petition is at CARE2.

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Video: Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev at the INF Treaty Signing

Video of the signing ceremony on December 8, 1987 for the INF Treaty reducing nuclear missiles. Watch on YouTube.

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Video: Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace Speech

Video excerpts of President Dwight Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace Proposal in 1953. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Kennedy on Nuclear Test Ban-1963 press conference

President John F. Kennedy answers questions about the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty at a press conference on August 20, 1963. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on disarmament- July 6, 1955

President Dwight Eisenhower discussing disarmament and inspection during a press conference on July 6, 1955. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Signing of the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963

A news report about the signing of the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963. The treaty prohibits nuclear test explosions except for underground blasts. See the video at YouTube.

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