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Oppenheimer

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The sixth of seven programmes by PETER PRINCE starringwith
1949. Following his success as Father of the Atom bomb, Oppen. heimer is now a top government adviser with the Atomic Energy Commission. But the McCarthy witch-hunts have begun and the Oppenheimer family, with their left-wing connections, number among the first targets.
Narrator JOHN CARSON
Music composed by CARL davis Producer PETER goodchild Directed by BARRY DAVIS it Subtitles on Cee/ax page 170

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Prince
Narrator: John Carson
Composed By: Carl Davis
Producer: Peter Goodchild
Directed By: Barry Davis
Robert Oppenheimer: Sam Waterston
Edward Teller: David Suchet
Isidor Rabi: Barry Dennen
Lewis Strauss: Phil Brown
Enrico Fermi: Edward Hardwicke
HUAC Counsel: Peter Carlisle
Joseph Volpe: Peter Banks
Congressman: Michael Fitzgerald
Kitty Oppenheimer: Jana Shelden
John Manley: Ron Berglas
General Kenneth Nichols: Christopher Muncke
JCAE Counsel: Jerry Harte
Frank: Oppenheimer Garrickhacon
Jacky Oppenheimer: Liza Ross
Reporter: Alan Westbrook
Air Force General: James Berwick
Robert Bacher: Blain Fairman
Thomas Finletter: Bob Sessions
Senator Knowland: Robert Robinson
GAC Committee member: Robert O'Neil
David Griggs: Stephen Turner
William Borden: Ray Charleson
Francis Cotter: Raymond Thompson
Peter Oppenheimer: James Waterston
Toni Oppenheimer: Elizabeth Giles
FBI agent: Declan Mulholland
Carol Chevalier: Audrey Hamilton
Haakon Chevalier: Peter Marinker

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