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Friday, October 07, 2005

This week a new opera by John Adams and Peter Sellars about building the atomic bomb is having its first performances at the San Francisco Opera. The "Dr. Atomic" of its title is the physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and, as Sara Fishko tells us, Oppenheimer’s rise and fall has been the stuff of dramas of ALL kinds. How do we see him, 60 years after the bomb was built? Here is the next Fishko Files...

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