PBS NewsHour

'The Girls of Atomic City' Book Conversation

Clip: 03/22/2013 | 6m 59s

In this interview, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez chats with Denise Kiernan, author of "The Girls of Atomic City." In the book, Kiernan tells the story of the women who worked on the Manhattan Project, a secret government effort in the 1940's to enrich fuel for first atomic bomb used at the end of World War II.

Aired: 03/22/13

Rating: NR

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