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Robert Furman

Robert Furman talked about his work on the Manhattan Project during World War II. He served as an assistant to project director General Leslie… read more

Robert Furman talked about his work on the Manhattan Project during World War II. He served as an assistant to project director General Leslie Groves. Mr Furman recalled going behind enemy lines to determine Nazi Germany’s atomic bomb capabilities. He also spoke about accompanying the atomic bomb to the island of Tinian before the bomb was sent to Japan. Mr. Furman died in October 2008 at the age of 93.

This interview was conducted on February 20, 2008, by Cynthia Kelly, president of the Atomic Heritage Foundation. close

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Robert Furman Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
327503-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2015 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2015 | 8:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 2015 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2015 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2015 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 8:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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