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Cover Story - November 11, 2011

A cold warrior

William J. Perry, former secretary of defense, strives for worldwide nuclear disarmament

by Christian Pease

The walls of William J. Perry's Stanford University offices in Encina Hall are covered with memorabilia. Plaques and banners presented to him by every branch of the United States Armed Forces are mingled with proclamations and images from around the world. But among these many keepsakes, one has particular significance to the former U.S. secretary of defense.

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Christian Pease is a photographer, writer and co-founder of Light at 11B Studios. He can be reached at christian@light11b.com


Posted by Gary Waldeck, a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm

This is a must read interview! Thank you for sharing it.
We should all be grateful for men like William Perry and his colleagues. Their cool thinking and intellect has benefitted all of us. They are my heros!