Following the destruction from the atom bombs in Japan, President Harry S. Truman announced the development of a hydrogen bomb, thus escalating the tension caused from nuclear development. This announcement on Jan. 7, 1953, intensified the Cold War with the Soviet Union, while making landmark achievements in science.
Today In History- January 7
President Harry Truman announces the development by the U.S. of a hydrogen bomb.
Jan. 7, 1953: President Harry Truman announces the development of more terrible nuclear weapons.
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