Chicago Tonight

Doomsday Clock Stands Still at 100 Seconds to Midnight

Clip: 01/20/2022 | 2m 19s | Video has closed captioning.

It may be the world's most famous clock and today, its second hand struck again. We're talking about the Doomsday Clock — the annual illustration from the Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists — of the world’s vulnerability to catastrophe. It's remained unchanged for three years, but as WTTW News reporter Patty Wetli explains, that's not a good sign.

Aired: 01/20/22

Rating: NR

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