1983 and How Close We Came to Nuclear War w/ Marc Ambinder

Examining the moment in 1983 when nuclear war was possible with new research and stories from the Soviet side.  How close did we come to war?  And could that war have been accidental?  w/ former White House Correspondent for National Journal and Political Editor of The Atlantic Marc Ambinder, author of “The Brink – President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983.”  We double down on some of the points made in the Reagan podcast with Marc’s exhaustive research.  We also get into the recent Trump-Putin summit.

Marc’s book is available here:  http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Brink/Marc-Ambinder/9781476760377