Film & Discussion: The Day After Trinity - Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

When & Where
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists' Fellowship Hall
1924 Cedar Street @ Bonita
Berkeley, CA 94709
August 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
Contact
office@bfuu.org
510 841 4824

 Conscientious Projector's Film Series for the 99% presents The Day After Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. "I have become Death" declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the Atomic Bomb. This Oscar -nominated film for best documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the Manhatten project under Oppenheimer's guidance. The New Mexico A-Bomb tests are shown as well as the aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The final part traces Oppenehimer's journey as the "Father of the A-Bomb" to a tireless oponent of nuclear power and ironically a "national security threat." We will have a speaker discussing Abolition 2000 disscusing the solutions, the moral issues and the long term effects of living in the nuclear age which has effected "everything save our way of thinking." The Day After Trinity 2:52 trailer http://youtu.be/-0R7dDn9bbk

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