On November 28th there will be a free showing of Tribeca Film Festival sensation Command and Control. Produced by American Experience Films | PBS, Command and Control chronicles the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. Based on the critically-acclaimed book by Eric Schlosser, the chilling new documentary exposes the terrifying truth about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and shows what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to destroy us.
Screening followed by a conversation with special guests
Eric Schlosser, Writer and Producer, COMMAND AND CONTROL
Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, nuclear policy expert
Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility
The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Global Zero at University of Washington
COMMAND AND CONTROL will broadcast on KCTS 9 | PBS in early 2017. Learn more at www.CommandAndControlFilm.com.
About American Experience | PBS
Exclusive corporate funding for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Major funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding for COMMAND AND CONTROL provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. Additional funding for a National Impact Campaign for Command and Control provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York.