The Strangest Dream (2008)

I watched this documentary at the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival in Calgary.

Joseph Rotblat is the only scientist to question the morality of his role in the Manhattan Project and leave the research site during the development of the atomic bomb. Shortly after the bombs were dropped on Japan and the arms race began, Rotblat begins to organize a peace organization with other scientists to promote nuclear disarmament around the world. It begins with a conference in Pugwash, Nova Scotia and spreads around the world with Pugwash chapters almost everywhere a notable physicist is present.

While the nuclear threats of the Cold War are over, weapons are still present, wanted and being developed. The Pugwash Conference still plays an important role in educating the public, influencing governments, and promoting peace.

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