CC hosts reading about Oppenheimer, father of atomic bomb

Published: February 20, 2014, 5:13 pm, by Carol McGraw

 

Cynthia Lowen, author of  “The Cloud that Contained the Lightning,”    will  give a reading at Colorado College.  The book, about Robert Oppenheimer was a 2012 National Poetry Series selection.  She is a  Colorado College alumna and  co-producer of the acclaimed film “Bully.”

Oppenheimer, a   physicist, worked on the Manhattan Project during World War Ii, and was known as the “Father of the Atomic Bomb.”

The free public event is at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall,  1025 N. Cascade Ave.