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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President Lyndon B. Johnson announces China’s first atomic bomb test on October 16, 1964. See the video on YouTube.
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.
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.
A 1952 nuclear weapons test by the United States called Operation Ivy. See the video on YouTube.
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.