Talking with Ploughshares President Joseph Cirincione about Nuclear Weapons Threats

Joe Cirincione is the leading voice on the existential threat to life on earth posed by nuclear weapon proliferation. He heads the Ploughshares Fund, the preeminent group working to reduce and eliminate this threat. 

The Tennessee World Affairs Council hosted Mr. Cirincione for two days as part of its Distinguished Visiting Speaker Program. He met with students, community leaders, World Affairs Council members, business people and journalists. Here are links to several of the documents and recordings that collected his insights and perspectives and photographs from these events.

Joseph Cirincione and Patrick W. Ryan Op-Ed from “The Tennessean,” February 10, 2019

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Joseph Cirincione interview with David Plazas of “The Tennessean”

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Global Tennessee Podcast

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