Oppenheimer the Story of a Friendship Author:Haakon Chevalier A GIGANTIC BLAST OF HISTORY — this is the story of a great friendship, profound, sincere, deeply personal-- a friendship that was blasted in the wake of the A bomb. — Robert Oppenheimer, celebrated physicist who became director of the Los Alamos project. — Haakon Chevalier, professor, author, and translator. — In the old days, they had toasted freed... more »om and pledged their dedication to the forces of equality and justice-- then WWII broke out. Chevalier suddenly found himself the victim of an untraceable and devastating accusation of espionage that made the country's headlines and cost him his university job and reputation.
"I have the duty to tell the story of my involvement with Oppenheimer fully and frankly, and make it public," writes Chevalier.
Here are the facts, and they make for a drama more vivid than fiction.« less