Three Clips from “Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story”

http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/backs-blast/clip1/

Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story
aso.gov.au
Made 25 years after nuclear tests were conducted in SA in the 1950s, this documentary stirred up a political hornet’s nest. (Video excerpt 1.47 minutesalso has educational notes. This clip chosen to be PG)

http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/backs-blast/clip2/

Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story
aso.gov.au
Made 25 years after nuclear tests were conducted in SA in the 1950s, this documentary stirred up a political hornet’s nest. (Video excerpt 1.51 minutes This clip chosen to be PG)

http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/backs-blast/clip3/
Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story
aso.gov.au
“Clip description
In the mid 1950s above ground atomic tests are carried out in South Australia. The bomb is dropped by aircraft and the blast is seen. Various people recall the tests including RAAF driver Ric Johnston, RAAF wireless operator Eric Geddes, an unidentified man and an unidentified Aboriginal woman.” The lady is not unknown, She is Lallie Lennon.

One Response to “Three Clips from “Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story””

  1. CaptDCaptD Says:

    Seeing is so very POWERFUL, video is a great way to make history come alive!

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