THE WILLIAM E. MASSEY SR. LECTURES IN AMERICAN STUDIES
Cover: Circles and Lines: The Shape of Life in Early America, from Harvard University PressCover: Circles and Lines in HARDCOVER

The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies 2004

Circles and Lines

The Shape of Life in Early America

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674013247

Publication Date: 05/28/2004

Short

112 pages

2 halftones, 3 line illustrations

The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in American Studies

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane