Series
¡Colores!
Episode Number
610
Episode
Trinity: Getting the Job Done
Producing Organization
KNME-TV (Television station : Albuquerque, N.M.)
Contributing Organization
New Mexico PBS (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-191-708w9ptq
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Description
Episode Description
The fascinating, untold story of the engineers and scientists who had the hands-on job of turning atomic theory into reality. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first atomic detonation, this is not a dry historical overview about the well-worn story of Oppenheimer and fellow physicists. Rather, this documentary is about the men who had to get the job done. In their own words, this is a candid, sometimes humorous, oftentimes frightening story of creating the first atomic bomb. Profiled are individuals that played an essential role in the development of the first atomic bomb and follows their groundbreaking, top secret work at Los Alamos, in southern New Mexico, at the Trinity site, at Oak Ridge (Tennessee), Wendover (Utah), and Tinian Island (South Pacific). Guests: Walt Triebel (S.E.D.), Robert W. Henderson (Civilian Engineer), Douglas Ballard (S.E.D.), Berlin Brixner (Civilian Photographer), Leon Smith, Norman Mayer, Felix Depaula (Provisional Engineer Detachment), Joe McKibben (Civilian Physicist), Benjamin C. Benjamin.
Broadcast Date
1995-07-16
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Magazine
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:57:49.655
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Credits
Producer: Kamins, Michael
Producing Organization: KNME-TV (Television station : Albuquerque, N.M.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
KNME
Identifier: cpb-aacip-51cbd27baa9 (Filename)
Format: DVD
Generation: Original
Duration: 00:30:00
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Citations
Chicago: “¡Colores!; 610; Trinity: Getting the Job Done,” 1995-07-16, New Mexico PBS, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed February 25, 2024, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-191-708w9ptq.
MLA: “¡Colores!; 610; Trinity: Getting the Job Done.” 1995-07-16. New Mexico PBS, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. February 25, 2024. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-191-708w9ptq>.
APA: ¡Colores!; 610; Trinity: Getting the Job Done. Boston, MA: New Mexico PBS, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-191-708w9ptq