What have we learned since the Manhattan Project, and how does the atomic bomb continue to challenge global warfare? Join Andrea Mitchell in conversation with documentary film director Chris Cassell and author Kai Bird in advance of the release of the NBC News Studios documentary, To End All War: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb.
We put them in harm’s way all over the world, and when they return to us — often physically and mentally debilitated — we have a bad habit of forgetting their sacrifice. What do we owe our veterans, what can we learn from them, and what new strategies can we use to keep them healthy and productive in civilian society?
The spring of 2013 marked the 15th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and the war in Afghanistan has gone on long enough that children born after 9/11 are now old enough to enlist in the military. Is there any path out of conflict for Iraq and Afghanistan — for the United States, or for the citizens of the war-weary countries?
With Honor: Can Veterans Help Bridge Our Political Divides?
America is at a critical and potentially existential moment. Tribal polarization is at an all-time high. Yet veteran representation in Congress is at an all-time low. Veterans know how to work together and get things done in tough places. Can a surge of next-generation, principled veterans who have pledged to form a cross-partisan coalition win in November, break down divi...