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Mark Adams on Truman Bomb Decision Artifacts

Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum collection that tell the story of President… read more

Education director Mark Adams showed items in the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum collection that tell the story of President Truman’s decision to use atomic bombs, including White House documents and a sketch of a test explosion. He also featured Mr. Truman’s recorded announcement of the Hiroshima bomb and footage of him explaining years later why he used the new weapon. The Truman Library Institute provided this video. close

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Mark Adams on Truman Bomb Decision Artifacts

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Program ID:
474341-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Aug 09, 2020 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2020 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 09, 2020 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2020 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 10, 2020 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 1:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 10:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 4:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2020 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2020 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2020 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3