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Command and Control

2016
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • 92 Minutes,
  • United States
    Command and Control
    • Director: Robert Kenner
    • Producers: Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo, Mark Samels, Eric Schlosser
    • Screenwriters: Robert Kenner, Eric Schlosser

    A chilling nightmare plays out at a Titan II missile complex in Arkansas in September, 1980. A worker accidentally drops a socket, puncturing the fuel tank of an intercontinental ballistic missile carrying the most powerful nuclear warhead in our arsenal, an incident which ignites a series of feverish efforts to avoid a deadly disaster. In this documentary thriller, filmmaker Robert Kenner (Food Inc.) examines how human error caused a devastating explosion and links mutually assured destruction to self-annihilation.