J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. As the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, Oppenheimer is among those who are called the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons used in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Wikipedia*

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J. Robert Oppenheimer has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1945 Speech.

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Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory c. January 1, 1943 - c. December 31, 1945 Videos: 1

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  • The Atomic Bomb

    The Atomic Bomb

    Robert Oppenheimer spoke about the development and use of the atomic bomb. He talked about atomic weapons as “evil things” and about the…

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