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E.O. Lawrence, Enrico Fermi and I.I. Rabi, Nobel laureates who worked on the Manhattan project
E.O. Lawrence, Enrico Fermi and I.I. Rabi (l to r), Nobel laureates who worked on or consulted on the Manhattan project. Photo courtesy Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Manhattan Project

The effort that produced the atomic bomb at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in 1945 is documented with several short videos and multiple copies of a booklet, published specifically for the Library of Congress Local Legacy project, entitled Los Alamos: Legacy of the Manhattan Project. 

Originally submitted by: Pete V. Domenici,Senator.

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The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.

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