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Video: President Kennedy Signs the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

President John F. Kennedy signing the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in 1963. The treaty banned nuclear testing in the atmosphere, underwater and outerspace. Underground testing would continue but the treaty was a first step toward the not yet achieved goal of ending all nuclear testing. 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: President Johnson announces China’s First Atomic Bomb Test

President  Lyndon B. Johnson announces China’s first atomic bomb test on October 16, 1964. 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: 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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Video: Nuclear Weapons Tests: Operation Ivy

A 1952 nuclear weapons test by the United States called Operation Ivy. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Eisenhower discusses a limited ban on nuclear weapons testing

Short video of President Eisenhower talking about a letter he wrote to Nikita Khrushchev in which he proposed a limited nuclear test ban. See the video on YouTube.

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