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Manhattan Project Construction Worker CJ Mitchell

CJ Mitchell recounted his time as a construction worker in Hanford, Washington, beginning in the late 1940s. The site was used for atomic weapons… read more

CJ Mitchell recounted his time as a construction worker in Hanford, Washington, beginning in the late 1940s. The site was used for atomic weapons production in World War II and during the Cold War. In an interview conducted by the Atomic Heritage Foundation, he explained the impact the Great Migration and segregation had on his family and how he became an Equal Opportunity specialist for the Hanford laboratories. 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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Manhattan Project Construction Worker CJ Mitchell

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Program ID:
508915-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2021 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2021 | 5:57am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 21, 2021 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2021 | 12:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2021 | 5:57am EST | C-SPAN 3