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Interview with Roland Timerbaev, 1986 [2]

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Title:
Interview with Roland Timerbaev, 1986 [2]
Description:
Roland Timerbaev, a world expert in the area of nuclear non-proliferation, served on the Soviet delegation of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) and was deputy director of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1964 to 1985. In the interview he describes nonproliferation efforts through the 1960s and 1970s. He starts with Atoms for Peace, which encouraged both nuclear cooperation and nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, and the establishment of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He moves onto the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), the negotiations for which he participating in. He describes the negotiating process, as well as the difficulties and successes of the treaty. He also describes the Nuclear Supplier Group, and the actions of the Soviet Union, United States, and Great Britain, in terms of supplier nuclear materials to developing countries. He reacts to the Chinese and Indian nuclear explosions, as well as the nuclear programs of near nuclear countries like Israel and Pakistan.
Interviewee:
Timerbaev, R. M. (Roland Makhmutovich)
Date:
November 26, 1986
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Subjects:
Soviet Union
Baruch Plan (1946)
International Atomic Energy Agency
Nuclear nonproliferation
Nuclear Suppliers Group
Nuclear weapons--Testing
Multilateral force (Nuclear strategy)
Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (1968)
United Nations
Atoms for Peace (U.S.)
Goldschmidt, Bertrand
Nuclear energy
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963)
Nuclear weapons
Great Britain
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Places:
New YorkNew York
Israel
France
Libya
Pakistan
Japan
China
India
Germany
Extent:
00:55:58:24
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_ED432881A740475493E7664F1DD93816