The Day After Trinity | 1979

Documentary
A profile of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in producing the first atomic bomb. The film includes rare interviews with Manhattan Project scientists, and formerly classified footage of the first atomic ...more

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California Council for the Humanities

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California Public Broadcasting Commission

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Harry E Wright Jr Charitable Trust

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KTEH TV

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Synopsis

A profile of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in producing the first atomic bomb. The film includes rare interviews with Manhattan Project scientists, and formerly classified footage of the first atomic detonation in the desert and of the atomic research facilities at Los Alamos, New Mexico. Also included is color footage of Oppenheimer and his team assembling the first bomb in 1945, as well as Japanese footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.

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