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Joseph Rotblat

Duration:
56 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 November 1998

Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the nuclear physicist and Nobel Peace Laureate, Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat. During World War II he quit the notorious Manhattan Project to develop the atom bomb when he realised that 'nothing good can come out of evil'. Fifty years later he is still committed to multilateral disarmament and the pursuit of peace.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: A Rill will be a Stream, a Stream will be a Flood by Swedish Physicians in Concert for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica on CD-Rom
Luxury: Solar-powered laptop

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