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Tribeca Film Review: ‘Command and Control’ - Variety

Variety: The folly of man and the inevitability of disaster are the twin engines powering “Command and Control,” a riveting and dismaying documentary from “Food, Inc.” director Robert Kenner about a 1980 nuclear disaster that took place just outside Little Rock, Ark. Based on the harrowing book by Eric Schlosser (who not only co-wrote, but also appears in the film), this unsettling production — made in concert with PBS’ “American Experience” — is equal parts history lesson, cautionary tale and nerve-rattling thriller, using all manner of nonfiction devices to elicit both horror and outrage over the precariousness of our deadliest arsenals.

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