Atomic Energy: The Pioneers
from reel two
Crawford H. Greenewalt, president of DuPont, introduces Dr. William Davidson, Dr. Donald Lockridge, Dr. Arthur Compton, Dr. Enrico Fermi, Mr. Jocelyn, Dr. Charles Allen Thomas, Dr. Wallace, and Dr. Walter Zinn. Fermi then describes how the reaction worked and how it was controlled. A panel discussion follows. Topics include: industrial applications, applications besides power generation, power, making nuclear power commercially viable, breeder reactors, plutonium and its manufacture, and security.