As the Wilson Center celebrates its 50th anniversary, Wilson Center NOW looks back at the Center’s history with Robert S. Litwak, Senior Vice President and Director of International Security Studies. From the vantage point of Litwak's more than three-decade career at the Center, we discuss the organization’s impact and relevance past, present, and future.  We also learn about what sets the Wilson Center apart from other DC institutions and how it has evolved since its founding in October of 1968.

Guest

Robert S. Litwak, Senior Vice President and Director of International Security Studies at the Wilson Center, is one of the world’s preeminent experts on nuclear issues and policy, from Iran to North Korea to Russia. A consultant to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, he served on the National Security Council as Director for Nonproliferation. The author of pathbreaking books on “rogue states,” Litwak regularly briefs U.S. lawmakers, is frequently quoted in leading media outlets, and has held visiting fellowships at Harvard, Oxford, and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Moderator

John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming.