In First Joint Appearance, Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg to Talk Nuclear War

Appearing on the stage for the first time together, noted intellectual and activist Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg, the celebrated whistleblower who leaked the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, will appear at the University of Arizona on Tuesday night to discuss an issue both have studied at length over their storied careers: nuclear war.

Hosted by The Intercept, and moderated by the outlet’s editor-in-chief Betsy Reed, the talk will be livestreamed beginning at 10 PM ET (7:00 PM local time) here.

A longtime faculty member at MIT, Chomsky recently took a professorship at UA. The event is co-sponsored by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, which helped fund Chomsky’s position at the university.

The event takes place following the recent publication of Ellsberg’s new book, titled—an account of the dangers of America’s top secret, 70-year-long nuclear policy.