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Hiroshima: The 70th Anniversary

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On August 6th, 1945, the United States bombed the Japanese city of Hiroshima, marking the first use of nuclear warfare in history. Mark the 70th anniversary with our collection of historical analysis and survivors' recollections.

On August 6th, 1945, the United States bombed the Japanese city of Hiroshima, marking the first use of nuclear warfare in history. Mark the 70th anniversary with our collection of historical analysis and survivors' recollections.
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On August 6th, 1945, the United States bombed the Japanese city of Hiroshima, marking the first use of nuclear warfare in history. Mark the 70th anniversary with our collection of historical analysis and survivors' recollections.

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English


Episodes

A World Without Nuclear Weapons

7/30/2015
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Setsuko Thurlow, who has devoted most of her life to the cause of nuclear disarmament, recalls the Hiroshima bombing, which she survived at age 13. (Disarmament Today, UN)

Duration: 00:30:00


Would You Have Dropped the Bomb?

7/30/2015
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In 2005, the magazine "Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists" put the question to experts from a variety of fields. What would you have done? (Day to Day, NPR)

Duration: 00:15:00


Flight of the Enola Gay

7/30/2015
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Fifty years later, does Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, navigator for the Enola Gay, have any regrets? (Documentary on One, RTE)

Duration: 00:30:00


Double Blasted

7/30/2015
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The unlikely story of a man who was present for both atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (RadioLab, WNYC)

Duration: 00:15:00


The Hiroshima Maidens

7/30/2015
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The story of a group of women who traveled to the U.S. for reconstructive surgery after the Hiroshima bombing. (Weekend Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00