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Dark Circle

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PBS Premiere: August 6, 1989


The Bomb is killing ordinary Americans, even in the absence of a nuclear war. That's the thesis of this chilling — but ultimately hopeful — film which explores in evocative, personal and immediate terms how all of us have been affected by the nuclear age. Denounced by officials and shunned by broadcasters when it was first released, many of the issues it raised have become today's front page headlines.


TAGS: atomic bomb, bomb, nuclear, war

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Dark Circle

Premiere Date: August 6, 1989

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Filmmaker: Christopher Beaver, Judy Irving and Ruth Landy


Christopher Beaver, Judy Irving and Ruth Landy
Christopher Beaver, Judy Irving and Ruth Landy

Critical Acclaim

May be the most eloquent, far-ranging and convincing film on the subject to date, as well as the one that offers the best evidence for hope.”

— John Hartl
The Seattle Times

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