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The Allies and the Atomic Bomb

Kai Bird, Editor of “Hiroshima’s Shadow” spoke about the upcoming biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, which he co-authored. Andrew Brown spoke about… read more

Kai Bird, Editor of “Hiroshima’s Shadow” spoke about the upcoming biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, which he co-authored. Andrew Brown spoke about his biography of Sir James Chadwick, entitled The Neutron and the Bomb. He also spoke about Great Britain’s contribution in making the atomic bomb. Finally, James Hershberg spoke on his book, James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age.

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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Program ID:
169799-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 05, 2002 | 2:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2002 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 05, 2002 | 2:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 2002 | 4:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2002 | 6:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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