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September Events

Wed Sep 6, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friends of History ONLINE Wednesday Lecture Series

The First Atomic Bomb Test: The Trinity Test in New Mexico

Please join Janet Farrell Brodie, Professor Emerita of US History at Claremont Graduate University, for an ONLINE talk as she explores the history of the Trinity test and its complicated aftermath, as part of our Friends of History Lecture Series. On July 16, 1945, just weeks before the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, that brought about the end of World War II, the United States detonated the world’s first atomic bomb at the Trinity testing site located in the remote Tularosa Basin in south-central New Mexico.  Janet Farrell Brodie ...

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