You can’t have nuclear weapons and Congress. You can’t have nuclear weapons and a citizenry … . I think the big question for nuclear activists is, is the American population asleep or is it pretending to be asleep?
Elaine Scarry, in conversation with Simon Waxman:
It was 2003, and America had come undone. The day I arrived in Paris, American forces had invaded Iraq. Two days later at the Père Lachaise cemetery, I lost rock ‘n’ roll for good.