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Seth Wheatley

Seth Wheatley recalled living and working in the secret city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the site set up in 1942 to create a plutonium and… read more

Seth Wheatley recalled living and working in the secret city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the site set up in 1942 to create a plutonium and uranium enrichment plant for the U.S. government in an attempt to build an atomic bomb. Mr. Wheatley spoke about safety regulations, race relations, and the need for secrecy.

This interview was conducted on September 22, 2005, by Cynthia Kelly, president of the Atomic Heritage Foundation. close

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Seth Wheatley Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
327709-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Sep 05, 2015 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2015 | 5:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 05, 2015 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2015 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2015 | 5:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3