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Tim Spofford, Author, Civil Rights, Human Rights
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Richard Nixon Tag

May 08 2018

Nerves, Nukes and the Oval Office

The president seems unstable, impulsive and prone to threatening other nations with bombs. Even his top aides worry about his unchecked power to set the globe afire. This was in the 1970s, and president was Richard Nixon – not Donald Trump, who has bragged that his nuclear button is bigger than Kim Jong-un’s in North Korea. Kenneth B. Clark, the most prominent black scholar in 1970, raised his voice about unstable nuclear leaders, their fragile egos, lust for power and unchecked ability to wipe out the human race. Without mentioning...

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