CITS staff to discuss Cold War threats at exhibit

The discussion will take place from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the auditorium (Room 271) of the Special Collections Building. Featured speakers include William Keller, Igor Khripunov, Jeffrey Berejikian, and Loch Johnson. The discussion is free and open to the public, and is part of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies’s new interactive exhibit, “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945 – 1965.” On display through March 14, 2014, the exhibit explores the ways that Americans experienced the atomic threat as part of their daily lives and features more than 75 original objects from the era. The exhibit is on display in the Russell Library Gallery on the 2nd floor exhibit level in the Special Collections Building.