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Confronting Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century
December 3, 2012
Asheville, North Carolina
Time: 6:30 pm: social and refreshments; 7:00 pm: presentation
Location: The Social Hall of the Asheville Jewish Community Center, 236 Charlotte St
A presentation by Ira Helfand, MD, co-president, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). Dr. Ira Helfand will describe the range of dangers posed by nuclear weapons, including world-wide climate disruption that would follow even a limited or regional nuclear war. Come hear concrete steps we can take to lessen the risk.
Sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility, Western North Carolina Chapter.
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