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In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer : a play freely adapted on the basis of the documents by Heinar Kipphardt

Author: Heinar Kipphardt
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, ©1968.
Series: Spotlight dramabook.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Translation into English of a play first published in German in the late 1960s. The play tells the true story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, who as the director of the Manhattan Project, had received the Medal of Merit from the United States government at the end of World War II. Yet the early 1950s, Oppenheimer was denied security clearance to work for his country, based on vague accusations that he might be a Soviet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays (Performed Works)
Scripts (Documents)
Named Person: J Robert Oppenheimer; J Robert Oppenheimer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinar Kipphardt
OCLC Number: 2897293
Notes: Translation of In der Sache J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Description: 141 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Spotlight dramabook.
Other Titles: In der Sache J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Responsibility: by Heinar Kipphardt ; translated by Ruth Spiers.

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Translation into English of a play first published in German in the late 1960s. The play tells the true story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, who as the director of the Manhattan Project, had received the Medal of Merit from the United States government at the end of World War II. Yet the early 1950s, Oppenheimer was denied security clearance to work for his country, based on vague accusations that he might be a Soviet spy. Oppenheimer insisted on a hearing before the Atomic Energy Commission Personnel Security Board.

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