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Glass
Milton Glass directed the Gila Flats institute leading experiments to show whether atomic power could be controlled.

The Manhattan Project showed how destructive that power could be, but he believed that it should change the world instead.[1] He smoked heavy Turkish cigarettes.[2]

In 1959 he welcomed Jon Osterman to the installation and told Wally Weaver to show him around.[2]

He was present when Jon locked himself in the Intrinsic field subtractor chamber while the generators were warming up for the afternoon experiment. Terrified, he explained that the time lock on the door can't be overridden.[2]

After the accident that destroyed Jon Osterman, he attempted to reverse the intrinsic field generators to no avail. He then announced the news to Josef Osterman.[1]

He sponsored Dr. Manhattan after his rebirth. When he became public, he was pressed by a journalist for a quote, and he said "God exists, and he's American" which was later misquoted and toned down as "Superman exists, and he's American".[3] He was seen photographed outside the Gila Flats with Jon and other officials. He also was present in Washington when Jon shook hands with John F. Kennedy.[2]

His misgivings over the existence of this godlike being led him to write Dr. Manhattan: Super-powers and the Super-powers. He was skeptical whether Dr. Manhattan could be used as a superweapon by the USA; in his book he noted that the arms race had intensified, and when cornered, the Soviets would resolve to Mutually Assured Destruction. He also knew that Manhattan would be unable to destroy all warheads coming from Russia; those left out would be enough to annihilate life in the hemisphere.[3]

FilmEdit

All his scenes and lines are given to Wally Weaver.

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