Ted Talks: The Girls of Atomic City

How the Atomic Bomb Came to Fruition

An Introduction

-Women are the focus

-Secretive nature of the book

-Denise Kiernan spent days trying to make sure her information was correct.

The Major Themes

How does this relate to our lives

-The knowledge interwoven into the text i.e. (57-62)

- The sexism against women (48)

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The dropping of the A-bomb affected history enough(see the link above). But the story of how it was to be and how the women affected it is truly a part of history you need to know.