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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; Israel

Part of War and Peace in the Nuclear Age.

01/21/1987

Interiors and Exteriors of the Knesset. Man and woman giving speeches in chamber, with politicians working at their desks. Also, exteriors of the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Koffler accelerator.


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Series
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Title

Israel

Series Description

The first atomic explosion in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945, changed the world forever. This series chronicles these changes and the history of a new era. It traces the development of nuclear weapons, the evolution of nuclear strategy, and the politics of a world with the power to destroy itself.

In thirteen one-hour programs that combine historic footage and recent interviews with key American, Soviet, and European participants, the nuclear age unfolds: the origin and evolution of nuclear weapons; the people of the past who have shaped the events of the present; the ideas and issues that political leaders, scientists, and the public at large must confront, and the prospects for the future. Nuclear Age highlights the profound changes in contemporary thinking imposed by the advent of nuclear weapons. Series release date: 1/1989

Duration

00:10:42

Asset Type

Raw video

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Israel
Buildings
Locations
Israel
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Science
Global Affairs
War and Conflict
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; Israel,” 01/21/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B9D762DB949AF877551928BA2FBC0.
MLA: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; Israel.” 01/21/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B9D762DB949AF877551928BA2FBC0>.
APA: War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; Israel. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B9D762DB949AF877551928BA2FBC0
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