The Atomic Bomb

Was the atomic bomb necessary to end World War II? What impact did the Atomic Age have on American history? These OAH Distinguished Lecturers examine the development of nuclear technology, its use in times of war and peace, and its legacy.

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Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz
The Democracy Collaborative and University of Maryland College Park (Emeritus)

Christian G. Appy

Christian G. Appy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Janet Farrell Brodie

Janet Farrell Brodie
Claremont Graduate University

Michael S. Green

Michael S. Green
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ross A. Kennedy

Ross A. Kennedy
Illinois State University

Daniel J. Kevles

Daniel J. Kevles
Yale University (Emeritus)

Peter J. Kuznick

Peter J. Kuznick
American University

Elaine Tyler May

Elaine Tyler May
University of Minnesota

Andrew J. Rotter

Andrew J. Rotter
Colgate University

Martin J. Sherwin

Martin J. Sherwin
George Mason University

Michael B. Stoff

Michael B. Stoff
University of Texas at Austin

J. Samuel Walker

J. Samuel Walker
Independent historian
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Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
University of California, Irvine
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