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Nuclear
                                          Neighborhoods

LECTURES & FILMS SCHEDULE

Opening Reception & Film 
for the Nuclear Neighborhoods Project
  
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Iowa City Public Library,  Meeting Room A
6:30 - 8:30 PM

The documentary film, "The Ultimate Wish," will be shown from 7:00 - 7:40 PM during the reception and will be followed by discussion.
This fillm features witnesses who survived Nagasaki in 1945, witnesses who experienced Fukushima in 2011, and nuclear experts who illuminate the largely unrecognized connection between nuclear weapons and nuclear power.
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Lectures will be Tuesday evenings 7:00 - 8:30 PM during the month of August
LECTURE SERIES  ( 7:00 - 8:30 PM )
Date
Lecture Title
Speaker
Sponsor
August 6
The Problem of Spent Nuclear Fuel
John Rachow MD, PSR Iowa
PSR Iowa
August 13
Humanitarian Threats of Nuclear
Weapons
Jeffrey Patterson DO PSR Wisconsin
Veterans for Peace
August 20
A Community Confronts the Nuclear
Weapons Industry
Ann Suellentrop RN, PSR Kansas City
PSR Iowa
August 27
Iran in the Midst of Regional Turmoil
Yashar Vasef, UNA Iowa
Veterans for Peace


Films will be Thursday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 PM during the month of August
FILM SERIES  ( 7:00 - 9:00 PM )
Date
Film Title
Subject
Sponsor
August 8
Original Child Bomb
An exploration of the human cost of nuclear
weapons and generational memory inspired by
Thomas Merton's Poem, "Original Child Bomb."
Veterans for Peace
August 15
Atomic States of  America
Growing up in the shadow of the Brookhaven
National Lab in Long Island and journeys to
nuclear reactor communities.
Green States Solutions
August 22
Into Eternity
A deep meditation on the realities of storing
100's of thousands of tons of spent nuclear fuel
for 100,000 years.
PSR Iowa
August 29
Atomic Mom
An American & a Japanese  mother's
experiences of the atom bomb and their
daughters' paths to discovery.
Veterans for Peace

Contact us at info@psriowa.org with questions or comments.

Iowa PSR  is the Iowa statewide chapter of the national organization, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR).  
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