World History

"The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era"

Craig Nelson

About the Program

Craig Nelson talks about the history of the Atomic Era, stretching from the discovery of x-rays to the fall of the Soviet Union.  He profiles such figures as Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Curtis LeMay, Robert McNamara, Ronald Reagan, and Mikhail Gorbachev.  Mr. Nelson spoke at the New York Public Library.   

About the Authors

Craig Nelson

Craig Nelson is the author of "Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon" and "Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations."  For more, visit: craignelson.us.   

 


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"The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, July 20th at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, July 6th at 2:45am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 22nd at 5:30pm (ET)
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