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Fronteras 1018- New Book Shares Stories From Locals Who Witnessed The Trinity Test Explosion


The first atomic bomb explosion took place right here in southern New Mexico. The Trinity site explosion was part of the top-secret Manhattan Project. The secret test led to a lot of confusion in Southern New Mexico when the bomb exploded in the early morning of July 16th, 1945.

A new book shares stories from locals in the area who witnessed and recalled the explosion.

On this episode, Elva Österreich a journalist and author of the book “The Manhattan Project Trinity Test-Witnessing the Bomb in New Mexico" discusses the topic in depth. 

Anthony Moreno anchors KRWG-FM's Morning Edition and KRWG-TV's "Fronteras-A Changing America"