The Manhattan Project

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James R. Chapman

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James R. Chapman worked on the Manhattan Project for Stone and Webster, which helped build the Y-12 Plant. He talks about his work at Oak Ridge, and especially the time pressure that the project faced and the speed with which he and his fellow engineers worked. He also discusses the day-to-day lives of scientists working at Oak Ridge.