News and Articles
News and Articles
Stories from Groves’ Inner Sanctum
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
On April 25, 2012, Patricia (Patty) Cox Owen, who served under General Leslie Groves in the Manhattan Project, passed away. Born on March 31, 1925 in Cedar Rapids, IA, she was 87. Ms. Owen was a member of Groves’ inner sanctum. Immersed in the top-secret Manhattan Project, she kept mum about her work for most of her life, leaving behind a few choice stories of her work on the Project.
AHF’s Cindy Kelly Radio Interview on MP Park
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
On July 31, AHF President Cindy Kelly was interviewed on the international radio program The Takeaway with John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee. Kelly was interviewed in conjunction with Katy Brown, president of the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau.
House Committee Advances MP Park Bill
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
On July 11, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved by unanimous consent to advance H.R. 5987, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act, to the full House for consideration. The bill would establish a national historical park at Manhattan Project sites in Los Alamos, NM; Oak Ridge, TN; and Hanford, WA. H.R.
House Introduces Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Congress took a major step towards the creation of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park today with Congressman Doc Hastings introducing H.R. 5987. The House bill follows Senator Jeff Bingaman’s companion legislation, S. 3300, which was introduced last week.
Senate Introduces Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act
Friday, June 15, 2012
On June 14, Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, introduced S. 3300, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act. The bill would establish a Manhattan Project National Historical Park at sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and Hanford, Washington.
Tri-City Herald Editorial Advocates MP Park
Friday, May 25, 2012
On May 25, 2012, the Tri-City Herald published an excellent editorial advocating the establishment of a Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The House and Senate Committees on Natural Resources have recently distributed draft discussions of legislation to create such a Park (for more, please click here).