On March 2nd at 12pm ET, join co-hosts Tisch College and TIE for a conversation with historian, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and Professor Emeritus of Tufts University, Martin J. Sherwin, on his new book Gambling with Armageddon: Nuclear Roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Currently the University Professor of History at George Mason University, Sherwin has authored A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies, Pulitzer Prize runner-up and winner of the Stuart L. Bernath and the American History Book prizes. He is the coauthor of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2006. He has advised documentaries and television series relating to the Manhattan Project and was the co-executive producer of “Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin’s Bomb Maker.” The longtime Walter S. Dickson Professor of English and American History at Tufts University before retiring in 2007, Sherwin founded Tufts’ Nuclear Age History and Humanities Center and the Global Classroom Project [1988-1991], which connected students from the United States and the Soviet Union via television to discuss the nuclear arms race and the environment.
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