On 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).


To read about the full series see : ‘The Bomb’ (“The Bomb”, PBS, 29 July 2015) and the Bomb website.

While the series itself cannot be accessed from these links,  a gripping You Tube video preview can be accessed here.


Image credit: Rogers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2005

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