The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Preparations

The panelists discussed the reasons for and necessity of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. They also highlighted U.S. preparations for an… read more

The panelists discussed the reasons for and necessity of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. They also highlighted U.S. preparations for an invasion of the Japanese home islands and Japanese defensive measures to explain the context of President Truman’s decision to use nuclear weapons. This program is incomplete. close

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  • Edward J. Drea Chief U.S. Army Center of Military History->Research and Analysis Division
  • Barton Bernstein Director Stanford University->International Relations
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The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Preparations

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Program ID:
66945-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 02, 1995 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 22, 2001 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 02, 1995 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2001 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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