Command and Control

The E Street Cinema 555 11th St NW Washington, DC

The Nuclear Threat Initiative, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and PBS American Experience Films co-hosted  a preview screening of  “Command and Control.”

A documentary thriller, the film focuses on 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 of the same title, "Command and Control" exposes the terrifying truth about what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to destroy us.

With Special Guests: Mark Samels, Executive Producer, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Sam Nunn, Co-Chairman and CEO, NTI, Robert Kenner, Writer/Producer/Director, Eric Schlosser, Producer, author of Command and Control, Jeanne Meserve, Moderator, Former CNN and ABC News anchor and correspondent 

6:45 pm Reception
7:15 pm Welcome
7:30 pm Screening
9:00 pm Panel Discussion


Command And Control Poster

Sam Nunn
Sam Nunn

Founder and Co-Chair