America’s race for the atomic bomb started with a letter. In this episode, Martin Sheen reveals the story behind the most secretive and destructive program of war – the Manhattan Project – and the moral questions this unparalleled, destructive force raised.
Cosa ne pensano gli iscritti
- R. MCRACKAN
The race for the bomb
Big questions are addressed in this episode. How do you calculate the morality of mass death? The bomb wasn't finished until after Germany surrendered. How do you finish this project after the motivation of your Jewish and ex-German scientists deflates. And how do you keep this unprecedented enormous project a secret?