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The Bomb
My grandad worked on the bomb that dropped on Hiroshima. Could another man - Leo Szilard - have stopped it?
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4.5 stars from 2,356 ratings
Sloppy and lacking self awareness
I thought this would be “13 minutes to the moon” for the Manhattan project, but the treatment of the science and history is very superficial. Instead there are many intrusively bad sound effects whose only benefit is that they distract from the presenter’s hand-wringing over her grandfather’s...Read full review »
jweobious via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/17/22
Fascinating but poor journalism
A very fascinating program into the history of nuclear weapons with only a few new insights. Repeats narration often. But clearly a very biased and verging on propaganda piece, the narrator attempts to steer the last few episodes into condemning her own family and promoting campaign groups. There...Read full review »
Bristol and bored via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/02/22
Simply brilliant
The story is told in an amazing and brilliant way. How events unfold and have all of these unintended consequences. Points where any decision could have prevented the bomb being constructed, but it’s all unfolds and leads to one outcome. I can’t, or won’t, say if I think the dropping of the bomb...Read full review »
Jester8170 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/30/21
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