Manhattan Project

One Step Closer to a Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Advocates have been waiting more than a decade to create a national park that would preserve historic sites and artifacts […]

Is Your Representative a Friend of the National Parks?

Does anything ever get done in Washington, D.C.? The news constantly portrays Capitol Hill as a deadlocked and rancorous place […]

Calutron operators at the Manhattan Project's Oak Ridge, Tennessee Facility in the mid-1940s. US Army photo by Ed Westcott.

Preserving the Stories of Atomic City: A Q&A with Denise Kiernan

Watch Denise Kiernan live: NPCA is hosting a Google Hangout on June 11 with author Denise Kiernan, Atomic Heritage Foundation […]

Valles Caldera

Unfinished Business

While “do-nothing” is the adjective du jour for the 112th Congress, we argue that it is not a fair description […]

Calutron operators at the Manhattan Project's Oak Ridge, Tennessee Facility in the mid-1940s. US Army photo by Ed Westcott.

New National Parks Would Help Fill the Gaps in Our Culture and History

The decision by the United States to drop atomic bombs on Japan was one of the most important and agonizing […]