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Alex Wellerstein lectures on Bloomfield’s Westinghouse Plant, Uranium Production, & the Bomb on Thurs., Oct. 21

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On October 21 at 7pm, Alex Wellerstein, Professor of History at Stevens Institute of Technology, recounts the history of the Westinghouse Table Lamp plant in Bloomfield, NJ. The plant which was established in 1920 was initially used for manufacturing lamps and then during World War II it was repurposed to produce uranium metal for the Manhattan Project. After the lecture, Professor Wellerstein will sign copies of his new book Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7pm

in Schmitt Hall 327, Montclair State University

or attend via Zoom:

For more information on the program series, go to