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Summary: This miniseries opens in Berkeley, California in 1938, where pampered, tenured professors, safe on the shores of peaceful America, dabble in radical politics as the world heads inevitably towards war. J. Robert Oppenheimer is such a one. Two events--one personal, one scientific--combine to change Oppy's life forever and catapult him from a moderately successful theoretician to a world famous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV OPP

Beard, Janet

Summary: "In November 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist. Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has sprung up in a matter of months -- a town of trailers and segregated houses, twenty-four-hour cafeterias, and constant security checks. There, June joins hundreds of other young women operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Summary: The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Presents the story of Manhattan Project scientist Ted Hall, who shared classified nuclear secrets with Russia in an effort to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COM

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