WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 7PM
BY Marc Ambinder
President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983
Marc Ambinder's The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983 tells the incredible story of the “Able Archer ’83” war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the Soviet Union lasting from 1982 to 1984 and recounts the spy-versus-spy games that kept both countries—and the world—in check.
In a time of escalating global tensions and uncertain relationships with Russia, Iran, and North Korea, Ambinder reminds us of the catastrophic danger of political miscalculation.
“Ambinder’s account of a serious threat of global annihilation—stemming from a 1983 NATO war exercise—is spellbinding…a masterpiece of recent history.”
- Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review
Marc Ambinder is a reporter, DuPont award-winning television producer, and teacher at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. He was a White House correspondent for National Journal, the politics editor of The Atlantic, and an on-air analyst and consultant for CBS News. He spent four years at ABC News, covering politics and policy.
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