Day One

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 141 min
Chronicle of our country's most important secret during World War II, the Manhattan Project.

Chronicle of our country's most important secret during World War II, the Manhattan Project.

Original Release

03/05/1989

US Release

03/05/1989

Cast

Brian Dennehy Gen. Leslie Groves
David Strathairn J. Robert Oppenheimer
Hal Holbrook Gen. George Marshall
Hume Cronyn James F. Byrnes
Michael Tucker Leo Szilard
Richard Dysart President Harry S. Truman
Barnard Hughes Henry Stimson / Secretary of War Henry Stimson
John McMartin Dr. Arthur Compton
David Ogden Stiers Franklin D. Roosevelt / President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Anne Twomey Kitty Oppenheimer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Joseph Sargent

Writers

David W. Rintels, Peter Wyden

Cast

Brian Dennehy Gen. Leslie Groves
David Strathairn J. Robert Oppenheimer
Hal Holbrook Gen. George Marshall
Hume Cronyn James F. Byrnes
Michael Tucker Leo Szilard
Richard Dysart President Harry S. Truman
Barnard Hughes Henry Stimson / Secretary of War Henry Stimson
John McMartin Dr. Arthur Compton
David Ogden Stiers Franklin D. Roosevelt / President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Anne Twomey Kitty Oppenheimer
Ron Frazier Colonel Pash
Olek Krupa Edward Teller
John Pielmeier Seth
Ken Pogue Dwight D. Eisenhower / Groves's Commanding Officer
Gary Reineke Groves's Commanding Officer / Dwight D. Eisenhower
John Seitz Ralph A. Bard / Under Secretary of the Navy Ralph A. Bard
Tony Shalhoub Enrico Fermi
Ester Spitz Trude Weiss
Ron White Colonel Nichols
István Bálint Eugen Wigner

Producers

Aaron Spelling Executive Producer
E. Duke Vincent Executive Producer
Josette Perrotta Producer
David W. Rintels Producer

Editors

Debra Karen

1989EmmyOutstanding Drama/Comedy Special Won
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