Building of the Bomb

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Building of the Bomb

  • 1967 ----- b & w ----- 72 min ----- 16mm
  • Presents newsreel footage, which describes the race between Germany and the Allies to develop the atom bomb. Discusses Einstein's intervention with Roosevelt, how close Germany came to being the first to perfect the bomb and the dropping of the bomb at Hiroshima. Includes statements from Oppenheimer, Teller, Segre, Fermi and von Heisenberg.
  • Topics: (History: American, War and Peace, Atomic Energy)