"Oppenheimer"  Hangover? 9 Documentaries About "The Father Of The Atomic Bomb"

1. Oppenheimer: The Decision To Drop The Bomb (1965)

Features Oppenheimer himself and key figures of the Manhattan Project to examine the factors that led to the 1945 Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings.

2. The Day After Trinity (1981)

Examines how the 1945 "Trinity Test" explosion in New Mexico triggered a technocratic race for nuclear supremacy. 

3. The Atomic Café (1982)

Is a montage of historical footage about the development of nuclear weaponization from World War II to the 1960s. 

4. Trinity And Beyond (1995)

Explores how the development of the atomic bomb started with the Manhattan Project and culminated in a global arms race. 

5. American Experience: The Trials Of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)

Explores R.J. Oppenheimer's anti-nuclear advocacy, particularly his opposition of the creation of the hydrogen bomb in 1950.

The documentary also highlights the 1954 controversial security hearing that stripped Oppenheimer of his privileges and political influence in the US government.

6. Countdown To Zero (2010)

Discusses Oppenheimer's nuclear proliferation, and the impact of atomic bombs on global terrorism and international politics.

7. Atomic: Living In Dread And Promise (2015)

Examines the legacy of the "Oppenheimer Moment" in the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings, the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, and the 1979 Three Mile Island accident. 

8. Oppenheimer After Trinity (2023)

Chronicles the events that took place before, during, and after the "Trinity Test" conducted by the Manhattan Project in 1945.

9. To End All War: Oppenheimer & The Atomic Bomb (2023)

Provides insights into how Oppenheimer's atomic bomb changed the nature of warfare in history, besides unleashing mass hysteria and an epidemic of radiation poisoning. 

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