Movie quotes

  • Chapter 3: The Bomb
    • 00:35:16 200 planes and thousands of bombs

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:35:06 Moved tokyo any closer to surrendering unconditionally.

      • 00:35:10 After all, japanese cities

      • 00:35:16 200 planes and thousands of bombs

      • 00:35:18 Or one plane and one bomb--

      • 00:35:20 It didn't seem to make a noticeable difference.

    • 00:35:18 Or one plane and one bomb--

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:35:10 After all, japanese cities

      • 00:35:16 200 planes and thousands of bombs

      • 00:35:18 Or one plane and one bomb--

      • 00:35:20 It didn't seem to make a noticeable difference.

      • 00:35:22 For japanese leaders, the devastating news on August 9

    • 00:37:44 The second bomb was dropped at nagasaki,

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:37:17 About destroying the emperor himself.

      • 00:37:41 On August 14th, five days after

      • 00:37:44 The second bomb was dropped at nagasaki,

      • 00:37:47 And with desperate fighting still raging

      • 00:37:49 Against the soviets, emperor hirohito

    • 00:39:45 Convinced that the bombs had ended the war,

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:39:24 And he gave macbeth the words...

      • 00:39:41 Stone: In that spirit, 85% of the american public,

      • 00:39:45 Convinced that the bombs had ended the war,

      • 00:39:47 Applauded their use.

      • 00:39:50 Murrow: When the bomb was dropped,

    • 00:39:50 Murrow: When the bomb was dropped,

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:39:45 Convinced that the bombs had ended the war,

      • 00:39:47 Applauded their use.

      • 00:39:50 Murrow: When the bomb was dropped,

      • 00:39:52 The war was near to ending anyway.

      • 00:39:56 Was this the result of a miscalculation

    • 00:41:20 Controversy over the atomic bombings

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:41:13 "tough calculating decision

      • 00:41:15 Which spared millions of american lives."

      • 00:41:20 Controversy over the atomic bombings

      • 00:41:22 Continued to roil american society.

      • 00:41:25 Protests by the american legion,

    • 00:41:42 Who was in the pacific at the time of the bombing,

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:41:30 Forced the smithsonian air and space museum

      • 00:41:40 Young second lieutenant paul fussell,

      • 00:41:42 Who was in the pacific at the time of the bombing,

      • 00:41:49 In which he wrote...

      • 00:41:50 Fussell: For all the fake manliness of our facades,

    • 00:42:06 Fussell was convinced that truman and the bomb

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:42:02 Stone: Like millions of others of his generation,

      • 00:42:05 And millions since,

      • 00:42:06 Fussell was convinced that truman and the bomb

      • 00:42:09 Saved them from invading japan.

      • 00:42:12 But attributing victory to the bomb

    • 00:42:12 But attributing victory to the bomb

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:42:06 Fussell was convinced that truman and the bomb

      • 00:42:09 Saved them from invading japan.

      • 00:42:12 But attributing victory to the bomb

      • 00:42:14 In a sense insults the memory

      • 00:42:16 Of the many men and women who gave their lives

    • 00:45:20 Would develop their own atomic bomb.

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:45:14 When truman finally met with robert oppenheimer

      • 00:45:18 He asked him to guess when the russians

      • 00:45:20 Would develop their own atomic bomb.

      • 00:45:22 Oppenheimer did not know.

      • 00:45:25 Truman responded that he knew the answer: "never."

    • 00:46:12 Was opposing building the new hydrogen bomb,

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:46:03 By the f.B.I.

      • 00:46:09 His real crime in the eyes of american authorities

      • 00:46:12 Was opposing building the new hydrogen bomb,

      • 00:46:15 Which he considered a weapon of genocide.

      • 00:46:20 Contrary to the belief of truman's inner circle,

    • 00:46:24 The dropping of the atomic bombs

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:46:15 Which he considered a weapon of genocide.

      • 00:46:20 Contrary to the belief of truman's inner circle,

      • 00:46:24 The dropping of the atomic bombs

      • 00:46:26 On hiroshima and nagasaki

      • 00:46:28 Did not make the soviet union

    • 00:46:53 The bombing haunted the soviet imagination.

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:46:47 For another 50 years.

      • 00:46:51 But on a far larger scale,

      • 00:46:53 The bombing haunted the soviet imagination.

      • 00:46:56 Future foreign minister andrei gromyko's son

      • 00:46:59 Anatoly recalled his father telling him that

    • 00:49:46 The first bomb will be ready

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:49:36 Followed by an emmy-awarded best tv movie

      • 00:49:43 Seen by millions.

      • 00:49:46 The first bomb will be ready

      • 00:49:47 By the end of the first week in August.

      • 00:49:49 The japs know they're licked.

    • 00:50:06 Who developed the bomb

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:50:02 They just will not surrender.

      • 00:50:04 Some of the scientists

      • 00:50:06 Who developed the bomb

      • 00:50:07 Believe that it should never be used.

      • 00:50:09 Is that so?

    • 00:50:46 But their real positions on the bomb and japan

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:50:42 Little man truman,

      • 00:50:43 Who is following his moral conscience.

      • 00:50:46 But their real positions on the bomb and japan

      • 00:50:49 Are misrepresented.

      • 00:50:50 With regular weapons, the firebombing of dresden

    • 00:51:51 Decision to use the bomb against japan

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:51:45 Than mccullough's heroic underdog.

      • 00:51:48 Despite his denials, his flawed and tragic

      • 00:51:51 Decision to use the bomb against japan

      • 00:51:54 Was meant instead as a ruthless

      • 00:51:57 And deeply unnecessary warning

    • 00:52:44 The u.S. Monopoly of the atomic bomb

      • Time - Phrase
      • 00:52:39 Than any other government official.

      • 00:52:42 The man who did his utmost to end

      • 00:52:44 The u.S. Monopoly of the atomic bomb

      • 00:52:47 Has been largely lost to history.

      • 00:52:51 Newsreel voice: Henry wallace, u.S. Secretary of commerce,

    • 01:09:09 on the bombings.

      • Time - Phrase
      • 01:09:05 clearance was revoked.

      • 01:09:09 to the dupont corporation

      • 01:09:09 on the bombings.

    • 07:00:00 as powerful as the bomb

      • Time - Phrase
      • 07:00:00 as powerful as the bomb

« 1 2 »