'Pakistan and India Under the Nuclear Shadow' documentary to be presented, Feb. 21
Posted February 14, 2002; 05:01 p.m.
A film on "Pakistan and India Under the Nuclear Shadow" will be shown at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Zia Mian, research scientist with the Program on Science and Global Security and lecturer of public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, and Smitu Kothari, visiting lecturer of public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School.
The 35-minute documentary, from the Eqbal Ahmad Foundation, was written by Mian and produced and directed by Pervez Hoodbhoy. It takes a critical look at the period following May 1998, when India and Pakistan tested nuclear weapons. It includes commentary from senior Indian and Pakistani military leaders, heads of Islamic religious organizations and militant groups, leading peace activists, academics and journalists.
The program is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601