War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; Air Force Flight Simulator
Part of War and Peace in the Nuclear Age.
Footage of an Air Force crew at Dyess Air Force Base in a flight simulator, training.
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- War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Air Force Flight Simulator
- 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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Nuclear weapons
- United States. Air Force
- Dyess Air Force Base
- Global Affairs
- War and Conflict
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