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Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight

Clip: 02/03/2015 | 6m 28s

The hands of the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic indicator of how close we are to a global catastrophe, have been moved to the 11:57 position. Kennette Benedict, executive director of Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, explains her publication's decision to move us closer to midnight.

Aired: 02/03/15

Rating: NR

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