J. Robert Oppenheimer was a national hero, the brilliant scientist who during WWII led the scientific team that created the atomic bomb. But after the bomb brought the war to an end, in spite of his renown and his enormous achievement, America turned on him - humiliated and cast him aside. The question the film asks is, "Why?"
Genre: Documentary, History
Casts: Campbell Scott, Boyd Gaines, Daniel Gerroll, Michael Stuhlbarg, Ellen Katz, Michael Cumpsty, Harold Agnew, Jeremy Bernstein, Freeman Dyson, Richard Rhodes, Martin J. Sherwin, Joseph McCarthy, J. Robert Oppenheimer, David Strathairn, Herbert York, Marvin L. Goldberger, Priscilla McMillan, Robert Christy, Roy Glauber,
Director: David Grubin,
Writer: David Grubin, Charles Olivier,
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