atomic bomb en "The Girls of Atomic City" <p>Just off I-40, west of Knoxville, Tennessee, drivers note the exit signs for <strong>Oak Ridge</strong> and, probably, think very little of it. But this one-time secret city, a Manhattan Project site, employed thousands of small-town southern women during World War II to work on the atomic bomb. A new book, <a href=";s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1368624790&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=girls+of+atomic+city"><strong>The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II</strong>,</a> shares interviews and personal stories of some of these women in a fascinating tale of secrecy, first-time independence, even romance. Author <a href=""><strong>Denise Kiernan</strong></a> joins Mark Perzel to talk about these extraordinary women from an extraordinary time.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 12610 at "The Girls of Atomic City"