April 9: Nuclear bombs target of Foley Distinguished Lecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – The need and future of nuclear bombs will be the topic of the next Foley Distinguished Lecture to be presented by General Kevin Chilton, 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, in CUE 203. The presentation also will be live streamed and recorded via the Foley Institute’s YouTube channel.
Chilton, a former U.S. Air Force four-star general and test pilot, served as commander for U.S. Strategic Command for four years. Chilton spent 11 years of his military career as a NASA astronaut.
His presentation, titled “U.S. nuclear weapons: What are they good for?,” will address:
- The role that U.S. nuclear weapons have played in the past.
- The importance of nuclear weapons in the future.
- Has the nuclear deterrence been successful in guaranteeing peace?
- What challenges does the U.S. confront in the future?
For more information see the Foley Distinguished Lecture website.
- Richard Elgar, assistant director, WSU Foley Institute, 509-335-3477, firstname.lastname@example.org