The bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in April 1995 is the worst act of domestic terrorism in American history; this documentary explores how a series of ... See full summary »
See how America developed the most destructive invention in human history - the nuclear bomb - how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Hear from historians... See full summary »
An account of the increasing use of military weapons and tactics by local law enforcement in the United States, counterpointed with civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of Michael Brown in 2014.
State surveillance. Harassment. Imprisonment. Human rights activist Ye Haiyan, AKA Sparrow, knew she faced these risks when she went to Hainan Province to seek justice for six elementary ... See full summary »
Documentary of 1980s near-nuclear ground explosion of a Titan II missile in Damascus, Arkansas in Silo 374-7, based on Eric Shlosser's award-winning book of the same title. A riveting minute by minute account of the accident started by the failure to follow written maintenence procedures.Written by
The Governor of Arkansas at the time of the incident was Bill Clinton. See more »
It was never possible for an accidental Titan missile explosion to unleash a nuclear detonation. The worst scenario would have been the deaths of the crew in the affected silo.
All nuclear warheads rely on "quick-assembly" in order to achieve critical mass, and therefore detonation. The very first atomic bomb type built and tested by the USA was adapted from an artillery piece (a simple, linear assembly). All subsequent devices have been designed as implosion models, where a complex set of explosive lenses compress the fissile material in a uniform manner, and in perfect sequence.
The premise that a fuel leak at a Titan missile silo could have caused a thermonuclear disaster is both deeply flawed and physically impossible. See more »
This documentary shows how inherently dangerous and unpredictable nuclear missiles are. It also shows how deceptive the FEDS and the military have been regarding these dangers. The military's treatment of the enlisted men who got seriously injured and risked their lives to prevent this accident from turning into a nuclear holocaust is totally inexcusable. SHAME SHAME SHAME!!!
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