This American professor and top physicist during the early years of World War II became known as the “father of the atomic bomb.” He headed the Manhattan Project.
This American politician was still just a senator when he first questioned the money being funneled into specific weapons programs. Years later, he was sworn into office as U.S. President and learned the details of the bomb program.
This American chemist agreed to help feed information to the Soviets during World War II. He was sentenced in 1951 to thirty years imprisonment and was paroled in May 1965, after serving just under half of his sentence.
This young genius, who graduated high school at age thirteen, was was recruited for the U.S. bomb project. He gave secrets to the Soviets but his greater motivation was a fear of what would happen if the...
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