Coretta Scott King delivers a talk on the threat of nuclear war titled "Peace: An Imperative for the Nuclear Age" at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City on June 20, 1983. In her speech, King describes the arms race as the greatest threat to humanity and advocates for the United States and the Soviet Union to take the lead in negotiating arms reduction and bringing nonviolent pressure to bear on nations that are planning to develop nuclear weapons.
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