American Experience The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer Preview
Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer Preview
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb in the top-secret Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico during World War II.
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Premiere Date: 05/23/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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Introduction to the Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Then & Now
Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Complete Program Transcript