Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima

Stephen Walker talked about his book Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima, published by HarperCollins. The book begins with the first atomic… read more

Stephen Walker talked about his book Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima, published by HarperCollins. The book begins with the first atomic bomb test in New Mexico on July 16, 1945, and documents the key events of the next three weeks leading up to August 6, 1945, the day Little Boy was detonated above Hiroshima. He used the personal stories of individuals to illuminate the historic events. After talking about how he wrote the book and reading some passages, Mr. Walker answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima

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Program ID:
188235-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 04, 2005 | 6:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 08, 2011 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 04, 2005 | 6:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2005 | 5:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2005 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2005 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 2005 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2006 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2010 | 5:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 10:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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