In New Mexico: Voices from Trinity

By 7:45 Saturday morning, 150 cars are lined up bumper to bumper, lights on —station wagons, Mustangs, Winnebagos from places like Indiana, North Dakota and Ohio. A couple from Florida in a rented car wait for the motorcade to begin. The husband fidgets nervously with his movie camera, anxious to get to the Trinity site, the 432 sq. mi. of desert where the world's first atomic bomb was exploded on July 16, 1945, at precisely 5:29:45 a.m., Mountain War Time. Once a year the site is opened to visitors. "We've been looking forward to...

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