Biography of an atomic vet

United States, 1981

Film
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A personal account of one man’s involvement in the above ground atomic tests that took place in the United States during the 1950’s. Nick Mazzucco recalls the growing awareness of the massive ignorance and indifference of the government in the acceptance of ‘safe radiation levels’.

Credits

producer

Richard Schmiechen

production company

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Television Laboratory

Richard Schmiechen

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33251

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb - Blast effect

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons - Testing

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons testing victims

Biographical

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Politics and government

History → Biography

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radiation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radioactivity

People → Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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