Countdown 1945

Fox News' Chris Wallace provided a history of the lead-up to the bombing of Hiroshima in August 1945. This was a virtual event hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

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Countdown 1945

Program ID:
Public Affairs Event
Simi Valley, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 08, 2020 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2020 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2020 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2020 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2020 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2