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Nuclear disarmament activists win Nobel Peace Prize

Clip: 10/06/2017 | 6m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Amid a background of escalating tensions between North Korea and the U.S. over weapons tests, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a small group working to prevent nuclear war. Judy Woodruff learns from John Burroughs of the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy how this year's winner, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, has encouraged disarmament.

Aired: 10/06/17

Rating: NR

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