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Admiral Hyman G. Rickover and The Birth of Nuclear Power

PBS (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (116 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : PBS, 2014.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by PBS in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
Combative, provocative and searingly blunt, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was a unique American hero. Unafraid to buck the system, he alienated Navy brass in his quest to create the first nuclear-powered submarine, aircraft carrier and power plant. However, few contested that he transformed the Navy, helped win the Cold War and changed the course of Americás technological development.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Environmental sciences.
History, Modern.
Genre: Documentary films.

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