At an isolated location along the Columbia River in 1944, the world's first plutonium factory became operational, producing fuel for the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, during World War II. Former Seattle Times science writer Hill Williams traces the amazing, tragic story - from the dawn of nuclear science to Cold War testing in the Marshall Islands.
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Tonight on the program, Holly Williams of CBS News reports from Iraq on the campaign to take back the city of Mosul.
Next Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan on the ongoing crisis in Aleppo.
We continue with a look at the film "Moonlight." Charlie is joined by writer and director of the film, Barry Jenkins, and three of its stars: Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris and André Holland.
We conclude with Ms. Lauryn Hill performing an updated version of her 2002 hit song “Rebel…I Find It Hard to Say.”
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In an easy conversational style, The Restless Northwest provides a brief overview of the remarkable geological processes that have shaped the Pacific Northwest. The narrative is also sprinkled with firsthand accounts of the people involved in recent exciting, scientific discoveries. Williams enlivens this story of long-ago geologic events, with a variety of fascinating asides, on everything from enormous undersea tubeworms, to the Willamette meteorite.
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