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Manhattan Project national park proposal rejected

December 15, 2013 • State News

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to establish a national historical park to commemorate the World War II Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb has been rejected.

The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/1hUXgi0 ) that hopes that the proposal would pass this year were dashed when U.S. Senate rejected an amendment attaching the bill to the National Defense Authorization Act.

The top-secret Manhattan Project operated from December 1942 until September 1945 and resulted in scientific and technological advancements that ushered in the atomic age and Login to read more

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