Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945  

Andrew Marr's History of the World The Atomic bomb

Andrew Marr explores the development and deployment of the first atomic bomb. He describes the moral dilemma faced by the scientists of the Manhattan Project, and the fallout from the detonation of the bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Warning: Contains some upsetting and disturbing scenes. Teacher notes: Students could write a series of haiku poems (5-7-5 syllables) justifying ...
  • 2012
  • 00:08:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda: Changing the Story (Part 6 of 6)

By 1945, propaganda machines that had geared populations for war now have to prepare them for peace. With the end of the war and the beginning of the Cold War, enemies would become partners, and allies now foes. The Allies chase the Nazis out of France and close in from all sides on Berlin. The "free French" retake their beloved ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 1995 Re-examining History: Searching for Truth

The revisionist arguments about major events in history, such as the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan, are examined.
  • 1995
  • 00:10:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1995

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