Museum Matinee: Incident at Mars Bluff
The 2019 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues August 28 at 1 p.m. with Incident at Mars Bluff. This 30 minute film, part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, explores how the world’s most technologically advanced air power came to drop a three-ton nuclear device on a small town in South Carolina. Interviews with the surviving members of the Gregg family will reveal how the incident affected them then and to this day. Additional interviews with surviving crewmembers, Air Force personnel, Mars Bluff residents and Cold War historians will shed light on the incident and provide local, national and international perspectives to the world’s first nuclear blunder.