Manhattan Project

Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic… read more

Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Professor Sherwin is the author of A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies and co-author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Mr. Sherwin detailed the development of the atomic bomb, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the bombing of the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. close

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  • Ruth Robbins Coordinator Smithsonian Associates->Education and Cultural Programs
  • Martin J. Sherwin University George Mason University->History and Art History Department

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Manhattan Project

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Program ID:
428589-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2017 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 04, 2017 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 24, 2017 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2017 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2017 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2017 | 5:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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