TNWAC Private Dinner with Distinguished Visiting Speaker Joseph Cirincione | Feb 11

Special Offer: Reserve two seats to the private dinner with Joseph Cirincione on February 11 and receive a free one-year family membership to the World Affairs Council.

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Join the Tennessee World Affairs Council on February 11 for an intimate dinner and thought-provoking discussion on the clear and present danger of nuclear weapons proliferation with Distinguished Visiting Speaker Joseph Cirincione, President of Ploughshares.


Private Dinner
with Joseph Cirincione

February 11, 2019
8:00 P.M.
[Following Global Town Hall at Belmont]

Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill
3015 West End Avenue, Nashville

Join a small group of fellow TNWAC members and guests for a sumptuous dinner with drinks, fellowship and conversation with our Distinguished Visiting Speaker, Joseph Cirincione, for first-hand and hard to come by insights, analysis and perspectives on one of the most crucial and perplexing challenges facing the United States and the world — the threat of nuclear combat. Share your thoughts on that issue and other global developments with your fellow diners.

Mr. Cirincione, a longstanding preeminent authority on nuclear weapons issues, will be our guest speaker at the Global Town Hall at Belmont University preceding the private dinner.  Register for the town hall [Here].

[This is not a fundraiser. The fee covers your top-flight Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill meal, drinks and those of our guest.]

A great gift idea.


Use the PayPal Registration or contact TNWAC for check or to pay at the door.

Private Dinner for one: $130.00 [Online Payment]

Private Dinner for two + Family Membership/Gift Membership ($100 value) — $260.00 [Online Payment]

Patrick Ryan
Tennessee World Affairs Council


Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He is the author of the books Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late, Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats. He has worked on nuclear weapons policy in Washington for over 35 years and is considered one of the top experts in the field. He served previously as vice president for national security at the Center for American Progress, director for non-proliferation at Carnegie Endowment, and senior associate at Stimson. He worked for nine years as professional staff on the U.S. House of Representatives Committees on Armed Services and Government Operations. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former member of the International Security Advisory Board for Secretaries of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. He also teaches at the Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service.

Cirincione is an MSNBC nuclear security expert and his commentary has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Financial Times, Kyodo News, Moscow Times, Foreign Policy, The Hill, Daily Beast, and Huffington Post.


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