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Spies, Lies and the Superbomb 

Nuclear Secrets (original title)
Looks at the race for Nuclear Superemacy from The Manhatten Project through to The Islamic Bomb.
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1   Unknown  
2007  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Joe Jones Joe Jones ...  Oppenheimer / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Marco Hofschneider ...  Klaus Fuchs 2 episodes, 2007
Mike Lawler Mike Lawler ...  Edward Teller 2 episodes, 2007
Shannon Whirry ...  Kitty Oppenheimer 2 episodes, 2007
Slade Hall Slade Hall ...  Stan Ulam 2 episodes, 2007
Gergo Danka Gergo Danka ...  Igor Kurchatov 2 episodes, 2007
Gene Ganssle ...  Harry Gold 2 episodes, 2007
Gerrard McArthur Gerrard McArthur ...  Henry Arnold 2 episodes, 2007
Noah Lee Margetts Noah Lee Margetts ...  Robert Lamphere 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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UK

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English

Release Date:

15 January 2007 (UK) See more »

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Spies, Lies and the Superbomb See more »

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Budget:

£800,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Genia Peierls: [after witnessing the first ever nuclear test explosion] Oh, boys. What have you done?
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Featured in History Buffs: Apollo 13 (2016) See more »

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Brief history of nuclear weapons and espionage !
12 May 2012 | by mechatronsoftwareSee all my reviews

This series takes us back to the time of the birth of the nuclear bombs. It shows the lives of scientists who created it, stole it and sold it. The actors depicting the real life of those people did a fabulous job. It also did a good job in highlighting the fact that there is a great risk now that these technologies can easily slip into the wrong hands. After seeing these documentaries one can only ask the question as to whether the weapons have stopped the third world war permanently or are they being manufactured to be in it. It also highlights that the international politics has driven the scientists to develop destructive power of such titanic magnitudes. Overall this documentary is a must watch to know the history and the present state of nuclear weapons in the world,


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