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Peggy Bowditch

Margaret “Peggy” Bowditch talked about growing up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, next door to J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, who became… read more

Margaret “Peggy” Bowditch talked about growing up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, next door to J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, who became known as the “father of the atomic bomb.” She talked about the parties her parents hosted for famous scientists as well as her family’s relationship with the Oppenheimers. Ms. Bowditch’s father headed the Los Alamos Ordnance Division during World War II and was part of the crew that dropped the first atomic bomb.

She was interviewed on November 7, 2013 by Cynthia Kelly, president of the Atomic Heritage Foundation. close

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Peggy Bowditch Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
327548-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2015 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 08, 2015 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 30, 2015 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2015 | 6:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2015 | 9:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 2:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2015 | 7:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2015 | 12:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2015 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3