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Producer zeroes in on danger

Posted: 12:16 AM, October 10, 2011 New York Post/Page Six After producing Lucy Walker’s documentary “Countdown to Zero,” about the dangers of nuclear arms in the age of terrorism, last year, Lawrence Bender has screened the film for leaders at the United Nations, the CIA and in Kazakhstan. Bender will join a lineup including Sir Richard Branson, George Shultz, James Baker, General (Ret.) James Cartwright, Participant Media’s Jeff Skoll and Global Zero’s Matt Brown Tuesday and Wednesday at the Global Zero Summit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The summit’s aim is to move governments closer to completely eliminating nuclear warheads. “We are in a potential second nuclear age, which is more dangerous than the Cold War,” Bender said. The summit will also commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Reykjavik Summit, where Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met. Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/producer_zeroes_in_on_danger_FfeSo2QB4ykPBqavaTmjIL#ixzz1aP7noN8O