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Inventory of the Ultimate weapon: the H-bomb dilemma video tape
2003C42  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Ultimate weapon: the H-bomb dilemma video tape
    Dates: 1987-2000
    Collection Number: 2003C42
    Collection Size: 1 item (18 tape boxes and 14 oversize boxes containing 172 U-Matic tapes and 208 Betacam tapes) (15 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Videotape raw footage, relating to the American decision to develop the hydrogen bomb. Used in preparation of the television program produced by the History Channel. Includes interviews with scientists and government officials involved in the decision.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ultimate weapon: the H-bomb dilemma video tape, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2003.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Videotape raw footage, relating to the American decision to develop the hydrogen bomb. Used in preparation of the television program produced by the History Channel. Includes interviews with scientists and government officials involved in the decision.
    Videotapes include a variety of interviews with those involved in the Manhattan Project, or with knowledge regarding the "Superbomb" and its subsequent use and purpose. Contributors include Edward Teller, Robert Krohn, George Cowan, Robert Johnson, Vasily Ginzberg, Kenneth Pitzer, Emil Konopinski, Barton Bernstein, John Manely, Hans Bethe, Ted and Caro Taylor, Kenneth Ford, Françoise Ulam, Paul Nitze, Gordon Arnison, Foster Evans, Carson Marks, Louis Rosen, Norris Bradbury, Professor John Wheeler, Nicholas Metropolis, Robert Serber, Professor Rabbi, Richard Garwin, Herbet York, Frederick Reines, Victor Weisskopf, Peter Hoving, Greg McCleary. Videotapes also include historic footage and versions of the television program produced.

    Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically. Dates, titles and notes were taken directly from the tape label; the content of the recording may not exactly match the label.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hydrogen bomb.
    Nuclear weapons.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    Videotapes.
    History Channel (Television network)