TITLEThe Moment in Time: The Manhattan Project
DISTRIBUTORUniversity of California Television
RUNNING TIME66 minutes
Web Access
Available online from Youtube

This documentary film traces the development, testing, and use of the atomic bomb on Japan. It employs interviews with scientists and other participants at the Manhattan Project’s Los Alamos laboratory and Trinity test site. Film clips and numerous historic photographs enhance the presentation. Of particular interest are the reactions of the scientists to the successful Trinity test. The web-accessible video also provides an excellent view of life in the closed Los Alamos community during World War II. The film was produced by the University of California, the prime contractor for the Los Alamos laboratory.

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