Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Atomic History Disappearing.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

* Groups have planned weekend events to raise money for saving Manhattan Project artifacts

Although the modern Los Alamos National Laboratory covers some 28,000 acres, precious little is left of the original buildings where scientists developed the world's first atomic weapons some 46 years ago.

A host of local and national groups want to change that. The groups are trying to raise several hundred thousand dollars to help preserve the remaining Manhattan Project artifacts. The groups, the Los Alamos Historical Society and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, have a blitz of lectures and tours planned this weekend to raise both money and awareness for their cause. …

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