Military and Science in the Crucible of War

Authors discussed the agreement of confidentiality that the scientists had to make with the military and the relationships that the… read more

Authors discussed the agreement of confidentiality that the scientists had to make with the military and the relationships that the scientists had with one another. Mr. Norris is the author of Racing for the Bomb: General Leslie L. Groves, the Manhattan Project’s Indispensable Man, Mr. Herken is the author of the upcoming Brotherhood of the Bomb: A Tale of Science, Power and Loyalty about Oppenheimer, Lawrence and Teller, and Mr. Lanouette is the author of Genius in the Shadows, a biography of Leo Szilard. 

The Manhattan Project was a top-secret attempt during World War II to create the atomic bomb. During this symposium, panelists discussed the lessons learned from the project, and how they apply to today’s domestic security issues. close

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  • Gregg Herken Chairman National Air and Space Museum->Space History Division
  • Cindy Kelly President Atomic Heritage Foundation
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Program ID:
169799-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 5, 2002
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2005

Airing Details

  • Jul 05, 2002 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2002 | 2:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2002 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2002 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2005 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2005 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2005 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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