Day One (1989)

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to head the Los Alamos Laboratory in New Mexico, where the bomb is built. As World War II draws to a close, Szilard has second thoughts about atomic weapons, and policy makers debate how and when to use the bomb.

  • Joseph Sargent
  • David W. Rintels
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  • Release Date: 1989-05-12
  • Views: 238
  • Country: CA, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 141

Richard Dysart

President Harry S. Truman

Hal Holbrook

Gen. George Marshall

David Strathairn

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Tony Shalhoub

Enrico Fermi

Tom Butler

Captain DeSilva

Brian Dennehy

Gen. Leslie Groves

David Ogden Stiers

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Hume Cronyn

James F. Byrnes

Olek Krupa

Edward Teller

Michael Tucker

Leo Szilard

Barnard Hughes

Henry Stimson

John McMartin

Dr. Arthur Compton

Anne Twomey

Kitty Oppenheimer

Ken Pogue

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ron White

Colonel Nichols

Patrick Breen

Richard Feynman

Vlasta Vrána

Hans Bethe

Lorne Brass

Klaus Fuchs

Michael Sinelnikoff

Lord Rutherford

Timothy Webber

Colonel Lansdale

Lia Sargent

Mrs. Wisnovsky

Harry Standjofski

Robert Wilson

Isabelle Mejias

Mrs. Trowbridge

Dee McCafferty

William 'Deke' Parsons

David Ferry

Army Major
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