On the season premiere of Manhattan, we learn what life was like for the scientists and their families as the greatest minds in the world worked to create the first atomic bomb.
Throughout Manhattan Season 1 Episode 1, we meet the central cast and discover just how well-protected the project was in the early 1940s.
Creating the bomb and the decision to move forward with the project wasn't taken lightly. You can learn a lot more about it when you watch Manhattan online.
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