Book Discussion on Brotherhood of the Bomb

Mr. Herken talked about his book, Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and… read more

Mr. Herken talked about his book, Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, published by Henry Holt and Company. He discussed the backgrounds and relationships of the three physicists who were responsible for the creation of the atomic bombs dropped over Japan during WW II. Mr. Herken showed slides of the three scientists and their colleagues during the developmental stages of the atomic bomb and cyclotrons in Berkeley, California. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Brotherhood of the Bomb

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Program ID:
173316-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2002
Last Aired:
Aug 5, 2012

Airing Details

  • Oct 19, 2002 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2002 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2002 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 12, 2003 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 2003 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 15, 2004 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2004 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 25, 2004 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2004 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 4:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2005 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2005 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2005 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2005 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2005 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2012 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2012 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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