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Benjamin Bederson

Benjamin Bederson talked about working as a member of the Special Engineering Detachment on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in… read more

Benjamin Bederson talked about working as a member of the Special Engineering Detachment on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in the 1940s. Mr. Bederson worked on designing the bomb’s ignition switches. He also spoke about the atmosphere of secrecy at Los Alamos and about the scientists recruited to work there.

He was interviewed by Cindy Kelly for the Voices of the Manhattan Project on November 18, 2011, in New York City. close

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Benjamin Bederson Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
327335-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 09, 2015 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2015 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 09, 2015 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2015 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2015 | 8:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3