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The Day After Trinity: Oppenheimer & the Atomic Bomb

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 28 min.
  • Genres: Biography, History, Military & War, Politics & Government
  • Director:Jon Else

Synopsis

"I have become death," declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the atomic bomb. The Oscar-nominated documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the growth of the Manhattan project under Oppenheimer's guidance. The New Mexico A-bomb tests are shown, as are the aftermaths of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The final scenes detail Oppenheimer's transformation from the "father of the A-bomb" to one of the most...more

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