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The Moment in Time: The Manhattan Project
Premiere Date: 6/5/2000; 56 minutes


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The Moment in Time documents the uncertain days of the beginning of World War II when it was feared the Nazis were developing the atomic bomb. The history of the bomb's development is traced through recollections of those who worked on what was known as "the gadget". (#5090)

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K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.7 Students analyze America's participation in World War II.

7. Discuss the decision to drop atomic bombs and the consequences of the decision (Hiroshima and Nagasaki).

For more information, visit: California State Board of Education Content Standards

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