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Jan. 7, 1953: President Harry Truman announces the development of more terrible nuclear weapons.

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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.
  • Washington D.C., USA
  • 7 Jan 1953

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Created: January 10, 2008 · Modified: July 19, 2011

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