atomic bomb


Tue August 7, 2012

History Matters: On exploring a life defined by one event

Commentator Gary Joiner has a profile on U.S. Air Force pilot whose aircraft dropped the first atomic bomb in the history of warfare, 67 years ago this week.


Fri August 3, 2012

McDonald: On remembering the destruction of 'Little Boy'

Commentator Archie McDonald remembers the destruction caused by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945. "Little Boy," its code name, was developed by the Manhattan Project during World War II.