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Los Alamos Resident Dimas Chavez

As a child, Dimas Chavez and his family moved to Los Alamos after his father began working for the Zia Company, a subcontractor for the Manhattan… read more

As a child, Dimas Chavez and his family moved to Los Alamos after his father began working for the Zia Company, a subcontractor for the Manhattan Project. In an interview conducted by the Atomic Heritage Foundation, he recalled his experience living at the site and the challenges they faced as a Mexican American family. The “Voices of the Manhattan Project” oral history collection was created by the Atomic Heritage Foundation and is managed by the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. close

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Los Alamos Resident Dimas Chavez

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Program ID:
508910-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2021 | 1:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2021 | 4:52am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 20, 2021 | 1:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2021 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2021 | 4:52am EST | C-SPAN 3