S1.6 The first atomic bomb

S1.6 The first atomic bomb

By BBC World Service

The Bomb

Friday, 4 September

Time is running out. As Manhattan Project scientists test the world’s first nuclear bomb, Leo Szilard knows it’s the last chance to stop the US government from dropping the bomb on Japanese civilians. Working with colleagues at Chicago’s Met Lab, Szilard does all he can to alert the US president. But will his message get there in time? #thebomb
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