Atomic Talks: Commemorating Oakridge

Every week discussion posts on this year's community read will be uploaded so that members of the community can interact in a digital space! A full list of these questions can be found on the publishers site. This week we talk about sacrifice:

13. Kiernan writes, “The challenge in telling the story of the atomic bomb is one of nuance, requiring thought and sensitivity and walking a line between commemoration and celebration.” (page 412) What lasting contributions to society have come out of Oak Ridge, Tennessee? Why is it difficult to celebrate or commemorate the work that has been done in that secret city? 

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