J. Robert Oppenheimer: Father of the Atomic Bomb
"J. Robert Oppenheimer: Father of the Atomic Bomb" profiles the physicist and head of the Manhattan Project, which developed the first A-bomb. Included: interviews with colleagues; archival footage.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)