Spies, Lies and the Superbomb (2007)
"Nuclear Secrets" (original title)

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Looks at the race for Nuclear Superemacy from The Manhatten Project through to The Islamic Bomb.

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 Edward Teller (2 episodes, 2007)
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A series of five spy thrillers, looking at the race for nuclear supremacy. Starting with the making of the first Atomic bomb in episodes 1 and 2, onto the Cuban missile crisis in episode 3, episode 4 about nuclear weapons in the Middle East. A series of five, one hour documentaries. Written by mildred-2

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In the episode "Superspy", set in the 1940's, one scene that takes place outside Los Alamos, in the US state of New Mexico, clearly shows a vehicle with a license plate for the US state of Arizona. The plate design is also one that wasn't available until 1997. See more »

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Genia Peierls: [after witnessing the first ever nuclear test explosion] Oh, boys. What have you done?
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Wonderful documentary
1 November 2009 | by (Latvia) – See all my reviews

This TV mini-series is not just educating, but also entertaining. In these series is revealed stories of the people and events, which has affected world greatly. Only concern I have is why overall user rating is so low. I can only guess that it's because of 4th episode about Vanunu. Each episode is generally dedicated to one personality, who had affected world greatly. These episodes are like biographic stories of five persons. These persons are not the best known scientists or Press faces, these are the ones who make history. Episodes are quite historically precious and actors are quite similar to their real-world personage. Usually i don't like documentaries, where actors are playing, but these series are totally different, and i can honestly say, that this stuff is must-see!


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