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Half lives : history of the nuclear age

Author: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through interviews with physicists, engineers and laborers, this video examines the evolution of nuclear power from the nuclear tests of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge during World War II, to the proliferation of nuclear power plants across the United States. Discusses the current problems of managing nuclear waste, and the dangers of potential nuclear accidents.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 36585147
Notes: Not rated.
Credits: Producers, Joe Willis, Carolyn Jourdan, Paul DonVito ; writer, Michael Olmert ; narrator, Courtney B. Vance.
Performer(s): Narrator, Courtney B. Vance.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: History of the nuclear age
Responsibility: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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Through interviews with physicists, engineers and laborers, this video examines the evolution of nuclear power from the nuclear tests of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge during World War II, to the proliferation of nuclear power plants across the United States. Discusses the current problems of managing nuclear waste, and the dangers of potential nuclear accidents.

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