[Podcast] The story of China’s first atomic bomb


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China detonated its first atomic bomb on October 16, 1964

On October 16, 1964, “Miss Qiu” exploded atop a 102-meter-tall “dressing table” in Xinjiang. And just like that, China became a nuclear-weapon state.

Read the article by James Carter: https://supchina.com/2021/10/13/the-story-of-chinas-first-atomic-bomb/

Narrated by John Darwin Van Fleet.

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