Modern Marvels: Season 8, Episode 20

The Manhattan Project (4 Jun. 2002)

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Encouraged by Leo Szilard and galvanized by German success in achieving nuclear fission, the United States embarks on a crash program to build a nuclear bomb. Aided by many Jewish ... See full summary »

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Ellen Bradbury ...
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Robert Christy ...
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Joe Dykstra ...
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Rachel Fermi ...
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Joanne Gailar ...
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James Hackworth ...
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Gregg Herkin ...
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McAllister Hull ...
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William Lanouette ...
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William Madia ...
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Roger Meade ...
Himself - Laboratory Archivist
Philip Morrison ...
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Robert Norris ...
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John Rhoades ...
Himself - Director, Bradbury Science Museum
Richard Rhodes ...
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Encouraged by Leo Szilard and galvanized by German success in achieving nuclear fission, the United States embarks on a crash program to build a nuclear bomb. Aided by many Jewish scientists who had fled Nazi Germany the project team successfully constructs three fuel production lines using different technologies and assembles three bombs. One bomb was tested in New Mexico and the others deployed against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Written by David Foss

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