This year's Chain Reaction 2018: Leadership + Democracy in San Francisco on June 25, 2018 featured Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman, author and producer Eric Schlosser, and Beyond the Bomb's US Field Organizer, Yasmeen Silva, and was a special tribute to William J. Perry, 19th US Secretary of Defense. William J. Perry spoke with Ploughshares Fund President Joe Cirincione and Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman in a panel discussion. Videos from the full program will be available soon.
The event also featured Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for President Barack Obama, and one of the leading voices in the Obama administration working for the elimination of nuclear weapons. We had the privilege of hearing him speak at Chain Reaction 2018: Leadership + Democracy in San Francisco on June 25, 2018. Speaking on his experience working on nuclear issues in the Obama Administration, his remarks prefaced our tribute to William J. Perry, the 19th US Secretary of Defense. Watch his remarks in the video above.
A Ploughshares Fund board member, Ben Rhodes is the author of the book The World As It Is. Learn more about Ben Rhodes.