TITLE

Presidential Puzzler

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/28/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A contest about the U.S. president who decided to drop an atomic bomb in Japan in August 1945 is presented.
ACCESSION #
26916862

 

Related Articles

  • Loose nukes. Manning, Steven // Scholastic Update;02/07/97, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p10 

    Reports on Russia's vast arsenal of atomic bombs and bomb-making material. Weakening of grip on arsenal amid the general crime and chaos in Russia; Penetration of organized crime into nuclear agencies; Peddling by renegade nuclear scientists of uranium and plutonium for cash; Poor security in...

  • THE ROAD TO TRINITY. Cohen, Daniel // Manhattan Project;1999, p63 

    This chapter describes the development of the atomic bomb in the U.S. during the Second World War. U.S. Army General Groves ordered the building of two factories for producing pure uranium 235 and plutonium 239 for the two types of atomic bombs. Jornada del Muerto between New Mexico and Texas...

  • THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK. Cohen, Daniel // Manhattan Project;1999, p110 

    This chapter describes nuclear weapons after the Second World War. The Doomsday Clock was created by scientists that developed the first atomic bomb featuring the hands of a clock nearing midnight, meaning a nuclear destruction. At the end of World War II only the U.S. and Great Britain...

  • How We Learned to Love the Bomb. Day Jr., Samuel H. // Progressive;Jul84, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p26 

    Offers evidence on the danger posed by nuclear bombs. Building of the U.S.' arsenal to the point where it is virtually impossible to engage in large-scale hostilities without starting a nuclear war; Growing offensive capabilities of the U.S. and the Soviet Union increasing the possibility of...

  • TESTING 'THE GADGET'. Cohen, Daniel // Manhattan Project;1999, p71 

    This chapter describes the testing of the first atomic bomb at the Alamogordo Air Base in New Mexico on July 16, 1945. Testing of the atomic bomb was re-scheduled from 4 A.M. to 5:30 A.M. due to bad weather. The flash of the atomic bomb was seen in three states. All living things around the...

  • MARALINGA IS A HOLE.  // Ralph;Aug2002, p116 

    Provides a history of the atomic bomb tests conducted by Great Britain in Maralinga, South Australia in 1950s. Description of the explosions; Names of the Operation Buffalo detonations; Exposure of military personnel to radiation.

  • NUCLEAR TARGETING: THE FIRST 60 YEARS. Makhijani, Arjun // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun2003, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p60 

    Focuses on a misconception of the idea that atomic bombs could produce world peace dictated by the U.S., which was convened in May 1943. Motive for using atomic bombs; Power and privilege acquired by the bomb; Background on the development of nuclear bombs.

  • Eight Years Later. Lapp, Ralph E. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1953, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p234 

    The author reflects on the events that happened eight years after the Hiroshima bombing in Japan. He states that the United States' stockpiling of thousands of atomic bombs cannot obscure the significance of Soviet Union's atomic arsenal. He recounts the beginnings of Project East River. On...

  • Because I Should... Urfer, Bonnie // Earth Island Journal;Winter2000, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p48 

    Presents an article on the effect of the first atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima, Japan. Description of the effects of the bombing.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics