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The Bob Edwards Show, Doyle McManus, Kai Bird, and Martin Sherwin, August 5, 2011 Radio/TV Program

The Bob Edwards Show, Doyle McManus, Kai Bird, and Martin Sherwin, August 5, 2011

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Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times joins Bob to talk about politics and other news. Next, August 6 marks the 66th anniversary of the Hiroshima blast, the world’s first use of an atomic weapon in war. The A-bomb was the brainchild of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant physicist whose postwar advocacy for a nuclear weapons ban brought him into conflict with the same military and government on whose behalf he had created the ultimate weapon. Bob speaks with Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin, authors of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Then, in this week’s installment of our ongoing series This I Believe, we hear the essay of Julia Pistell. She is never too busy to take a lunch break. She’s not hungry — she’s simply curious. Pistell has had many jobs in several countries, and her lunch breaks have given her an opportunity to meet new people, learn a different language, tame wild cats, and write letters to a far-off love. She says what you do at lunch is the true reflection of who you are. [Broadcast Date: August 5, 2011]

Listen to American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

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