The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Preparations

The panelists discussed the reasons for and necessity of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. They also highlighted U.S. preparations… read more

The panelists discussed the reasons for and necessity of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. They also highlighted U.S. preparations for an invasion of the Japanese home islands and Japanese defensive measures to explain the context of President Truman’s decision to use nuclear weapons. This program is incomplete. close

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The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Preparations

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Program ID:
66945-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 1995
Last Aired:
May 22, 2001

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  • Sep 02, 1995 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2001 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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