Read Dr. Perry’s books:
- The Button: The New Nuclear Arms Race and Presidential Power from Truman to Trump, Tom Collina, and William J. Perry, BenBella Press, 2020.
- My Journey at the Nuclear Brink, William J. Perry, Stanford University Press, 2015.
- Preventive Defense, Ashton B. Carter and William J. Perry, Brookings Institution Press, 1999.
Here are some like-minded podcasts we highly recommend:
- Pod Save the World hosts Ben Rhodes and Tommy Vietor
- Arms Control Wonk featuring Dr. Jeffrey Lewis
- Press the Button hosts Michelle Dover and Tom Collina; @PressTheButtonPod (July 27 episode features Lisa Perry)
- Making Sense host Sam Harris (recent episode The Logic of Doomsday features Bill and Lisa Perry)
- Things That Go Boom, host Laicie Heeley
- Radiolab hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich; @RadioLab
- Super Critical Timothy Westmyer; @NuclearPodcast
- (Blitz) Destroyer of Worlds, a great episode of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
- The Atomic Hobo, host Julie McDowall
A fascinating look at nuclear weapons can be found on Dr. Alex Wellerstein’s NukeMap, where you can see the results of any sized nuclear weapon detonated anywhere on the globe.
Watch an insightful show from John Oliver on Nuclear Weapons
Please check out these organizations, all of whom do outstanding work educating and advocating for a safer world. Many of our guests have associations with these groups.
- Nuclear Threat Initiative
- Ploughshares Fund
- The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
- Global Zero
- The Future of Life Institute
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Federation of American Scientists
- Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
- Skoll Foundation
- ICAN: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
- N Square
- Beyond the Bomb
Here is a sampling of academic programs that offer scholarly insight into the issue of nuclear weapons: