S3-E8 From Fear to Eternity
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Skip and Vickie discuss Season 3, Episode 8, From Fear to Eternity – The mid-season finale.
All of Eva Thorne’s secrets are revealed when she pushes for early destruction of the bunker. Zoe begins to experience the effect of the substance in which she slipped, leaving Carter to risk his life and job in order to save her.
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Links to items discussed in this episode:
David Richmond- Peck as Dr. Hendricks:
Multiple award winning film and stage actor David Richmond-Peck is one of Canada’s most visible and versatile actors. From the polygraph operator in The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), opposite Keanu Reeves, to his portrayal of Olivier Duval (the man with the tail) in the now cult BBC hit Orphan Black (2013),…
The Manhattan Project (The Atomic Bomb):
The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada. From 1942 to 1946, the project was under the direction of Major GeneralLeslie Groves of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Nuclear physicist Robert Oppenheimer was the director of the Los Alamos Laboratory that designed the actual bombs
Francium is a chemical element with symbol Fr and atomic number 87. It used to be known as eka-caesium. It is extremely radioactive; its most stable isotope, francium-223 (originally called actinium K after the natural decay chain it appears in), has a half-life of only 22 minutes. It is the second-most electropositive element, behind only caesium, and is the second rarest naturally occurring element (after astatine). The isotopes of francium decay quickly into astatine, radium, and radon. The electronic structure of a francium atom is [Rn] 7s1, and so the element is classed as an alkali metal.
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From Here To Eternity – 1951 Novel – 1953 Film:
From Here to Eternity is a 1953 American romantic drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, and written by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel of the same name by James Jones. The picture deals with the tribulations of three U.S. Army soldiers, played by Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, and Frank Sinatra, stationed on Hawaii in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed portray the women in their lives, and the supporting cast includes Ernest Borgnine, Philip Ober, Jack Warden, Mickey Shaughnessy, Claude Akins, and George Reeves.
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