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American Experience: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer

2009 Rated NR 2hr

This gripping documentary explores J. Robert Oppenheimer's legacy as a brilliant scientist who was hailed as a hero for his work on the Manhattan Project and later vilified by authorities for his communist ties. Interspersing archival footage and interviews with re-creations of security hearings, this program sheds light on Oppenheimer's troubled times, as he faced the wrath of the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; behind-the-scenes featurette.