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.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)