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Holding the Keys to the Nuclear Arsenal

PBS will soon air the documentary Missile, about the fourteen-week training program for launch operators. TV critic David Bianculli says it gives real life context to the hit film Wargames. Director Frederick Wiseman's signature eschewing of interviews sometimes detracts from the narrative, but the movie is overall worth watching.


Other segments from the episode on August 29, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 29, 1988: Interview with Howard Hesseman; Review of the album "Benny Goodman, Volume 1"; Interview with Charles Peters; Review of the film "Missile."


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