|In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer (1964) [Play]|
by Heinar Kipphardt
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A critical reflection upon the suspicion directed towards American scientists during the McCarthy era. The play reenacts the security hearing of J. Robert Oppenheimer, head of the Manhattan Project, which took place in 1954, using excerpts from the actual trial.
Original title: In der Sache J. Robert Oppenheimer
Genre: Drama and Plays→ Social Criticism
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Contemporary German Plays I (2001) [Anthology]
Authors: Rolf Hochhuth
, Heinar Kipphardt
, Heiner Müller