US Government declassifies previously unseen footage; hundreds of nuclear tests

For over 65 years over 10,000 films sat in a government archive, on them, footage of 750 secret nuclear tests that were carried out by the US government between 1945 and 1962. Despite being badly stored and on the verge of total decomposition, a team of film experts from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) led by nuclear weapons physicist Dr Gregg Spriggs, were able to salvage the reels, restore them and begin analyzing them.

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