W. Alton Jones Foundation

Secure World Program

1997 Secure World Grants Related to Media

Center for War, Peace and the New Media * Feb 1997 - $225,000
New York University
New York, NY
To assist Russian and Asian journalists to expand coverage of Asian nuclear weapons and regional security issues.

Frontline * Nov. 1997 - $100,000
Boston, MA
For production of a two-hour broadcast in the fall of 1998 by Frontline of a documentary, "Sleepwalking to Armageddon", which will chronicle "hidden" stories of the U.S.-Soviet nuclear stand-off, and the faliure of post-Cold War leaders to redress these dangers.

National Public Radio * Feb. 1997 - $200,000 over 2 years
Washington, DC
For coverage of international security and nuclear nonproliferation issues, arms control efforts (particularly between Russia and the U.S.), regional conflicts, plutonium production, and nuclear waste disposal.


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