It was H.G. Wells who wrote in his 1914 book The World Set Free that “…these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange even to them who used them.”
This historical film features extremely rare footage obtained from top-secret government archives that have just recently been declassified.
The legendary Manhattan Project: the makers of the Atomic Bombs used on Japan to end World War II. Only one nuclear scientist ever quit the project before completion: Joseph Rotblat.Based on moral grounds, he would later win the Nobel Peace Price .
The Atomic Cafe is an acclaimed documentary film about the beginnings of the era of nuclear warfare, created from a broad range of archival film from the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s – including newsreel clips, television news footage, U.S.