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Dr. Strangelove: Revisiting the Cold War Screening and Conversation
Dr. Strangelove
Thursday, June 7, 7:30pm
Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater

Doors open at 6:30pm 


"It is time for another Dr. Strangelove, or at least a revival of it"
—Daniel Ellsberg


Join us for a screening of Dr. Strangelove, Stanley Kubrick's classic satire on warfare, power and Cold War mindsets. Viewed as a wacky black comedy on its release in 1964, it revealed secrets of nuclear weapon policy unknown to audiences at the time, some of which are still operational today.

After the screening, David Denby, staff writer and former film critic for The New Yorker, and James M. Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations will discuss the film’s importance and continued relevance.

For ages 21+. Beer and wine available for purchase before the film (6:30pm–7:30pm).

Tickets: $15 general / $12 members
 
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Presented in conjunction with the new exhibition
A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War.
 
 

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS


James M. Lindsay James M. Lindsay is vice president and director of studies of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he holds the Maurice R. Greenberg Chair. He was previously deputy director and senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution. His books include Agenda for the Nation and Defending America: The Case for Limited National Missile Defense. In 1996–1997, Lindsay was director for global issues and multilateral affairs on the National Security Council staff.

David Denby David Denby is a staff writer and former film critic for The New Yorker. His reviews and essays have appeared in The New Republic, The Atlantic and New York magazine (where he was film critic from 1978 to 1998), among others.