Hiroshima

Death And Suffering, In Living Color
For the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Atomic bomb was nothing short of cataclysmic. But Americans were shown a sanitized version of the devastation, and for many years, photographic evidence of the real damage was locked away. The final part of our three part series on the Atomic Cover-up. Read more...
Part 2: How They Hid The Worst Horrors Of Hiroshima
The second installment of our series on how the worst devastation caused by the Atomic bomb was deliberately concealed from Americans for decades. Read more...
Atomic Devastation Hidden For Decades
The people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki suffered unspeakable horrors. But some in the U.S. government didn’t want Americans to see the worst of it. The first in a three-part series. Read more...
This historic essay published in the New Yorker from August 1946 recounts the story of six survivors of the atomic blast at Hiroshima, 8:15 am August 6, 1945. This is an incredible piece of journalism, offering much perspective on nuclear Read more...
Via OccupyWallSt: (un)Occupy Albuquerque and allies are organizing a civil disobedience action on Hiroshima Day, August 6th, in Los Alamos as part of the wider three-day events planned by the Occupy Santa Fe Nuke Free Now Coalition. See Read more...

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Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann explained her support for waterboarding Monday by likening it to the decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan during World War II. At Saturday's CBS News/National Journal Republican presidential Read more...
December 7, 1947 - Life In A Post War World
News of the day on the sixth anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Sunday December 7, 1947. Different world. Postwar economy. Postwar Japan, Emergency aid to Europe and China, fighting in the Middle East. Read more...
August 6, 1945 - The Day The World Changed
(Hiroshima - Three Hours After the blast - the lucky ones went first) [media id=17751] Sixty-five years ago to the day, the world changed. With th Read more...
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Newstalgia World Watch - The Grim Anniversary - Hiroshima And Nagasaki
(Marking the day the sun rose twice) [media id=17739] From the NHK English Service in Tokyo, this news report from August 4th about the upcoming 6 Read more...