On the 70th Anniv of Hiroshima: a history of the atom bomb

On the 70th anniversary of the horrific atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagaski, how close are we to a world free of nuclear weapons? In a powerful story of the most destructive invention in human history, this groundbreaking PBS  series details how America developed the nuclear bomb, how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives (“The Bomb”, PBS, 29 July 2015).

 

For the full series : ‘The Bomb’ (“The Bomb”, PBS, 29 July 2015)

Image credit: Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2005

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