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Rickover : the birth of nuclear power

Author: Michael PackMichael HausmanJoan AllenTim Blake NelsonJoseph WiedenmayerAll authors
Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2014]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rickover built the world's first commercial nuclear power plant at Shippingport, PA. Rickover's achievements made him into a national celebrity, and he appeared on the cover of Time magazine. Many questioned Rickover's goal of an all nuclear navy, and others questioned his creation of a technocratic elite, his own navy within the Navy.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
History
Named Person: Hyman George Rickover; Hyman George Rickover
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pack; Michael Hausman; Joan Allen; Tim Blake Nelson; Joseph Wiedenmayer; James Callanan; Manifold Productions.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781627891899 1627891897
OCLC Number: 896829361
Language Note: Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Credits: Michael Hausman, producer of dramatic scenes ; Joseph Wiedenmayer, editor ; James Callanan, director of photography.
Cast: Tim Blake Nelson (Rickover).
Performer(s): Joan Allen, narrator.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 2014.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; stereo.
Responsibility: a film by Michael Pack ; producer, writer, and director, Michael Pack ; a production of Manifold Productions, Inc.

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Rickover built the world's first commercial nuclear power plant at Shippingport, PA. Rickover's achievements made him into a national celebrity, and he appeared on the cover of Time magazine. Many questioned Rickover's goal of an all nuclear navy, and others questioned his creation of a technocratic elite, his own navy within the Navy.

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