Ted Robbins http://wfpl.org en Manhattan Project Sites Part Of Proposed Park http://wfpl.org/post/manhattan-project-sites-part-proposed-park Congress is considering whether to turn three top-secret sites involved with creating the atomic bomb into one of the country's most unusual national parks.<p>The Manhattan Project — the U.S. program to design and build the first atomic bomb during World War II — largely took place at three sites: Los Alamos, N.M.; Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Hanford, Wash. On July 16, 1945, the first test of an atomic bomb took place at a site in the southern New Mexico desert. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:56:00 +0000 Ted Robbins 2796 at http://wfpl.org Manhattan Project Sites Part Of Proposed Park