The Day after trinity

United States, 1980

Film
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A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, focusing on his role in the development of the atomic bomb and the dramatic events preceding the world’s first atomic bomb explosion on July 16, 1945. A penetrating commentary on scientific inquiry, Oppenheimer’s fall from grace during the McCarthy era, and the tragedy of continuing nuclear proliferation.

Credits

producer/director

Jon Else

production company

KTEH-TV (Television station : San Jose, Calif.)

Language

English

Duration

01:33:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32898

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear warfare

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Oppenheimer, J. Robert (Julius Robert), 1904-1967

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → History

History → United States - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Oppenheimer, J. Robert (Julius Robert), 1904-1967

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physicists

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists

People → Oppenheimer, J. Robert (Julius Robert), 1904-1967

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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