- Title: CF889
Keywords: USA, atomic weapons programme, research and development, Enrico Fermi, University of Chicago.
Ivy clad Gothic campus buildings at University of Chicago, Bernard Eckhardt Hall and castle-like edifice, cu Metallurgy Institute sign, int Fermi and crew in lab coats with instruments in laboratory, measuring equipment and meters, cus of Fermi, an eager assistant takes notes, shot of an interpolation machine with GM tube, Fermi taking readings, cu shots of same.
Keywords: USA, atomic weapons programme, research and development, plutonium, General Leslie Groves
Scientist busy with equipment mixing substances in test tubes over bunsen burners, walks over and presents a tubeful of plutonium to General Groves, Groves places a cup under the test tube, makes a crack about it being worth half a million dollars, cu of Groves' office sign and ints of his headquarters, Groves on phone, talking to secretary, Groves at a table talking to reporters, stating his involvement with the Manhattan project and continuing responsibility for atomic R & D. Shots of listeners inc Major Cokley (public relations).
- Master Title:CF889