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The Bomb Was Never a One-Way Affair: Bringing Together Japanese and American Sufferers (webinar)

Thursday, August 6, 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. To register, please contact Yuki Miyamoto at ymiyamot@depaul.edu

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75th Anniversary Commemoration of Hiroshima & Nagasaki via Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (Temple University Japan Campus)

ICAS Webinar (Online) “Managing Nuclear Memory: The Journey from Hiroshima to Fukushima” Date/Time:  August 7  10:00am  Chicago (CT)  |  August 8  12:00am  Tokyo (JST) Webinar access link:   https://temple.zoom.us/j/8166385428M | Meeting ID: 816 638 5428 Moderator:  Kyle Cleveland, ICAS Co-Director Watch video here. For … Continue reading

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Hibakusha: Hiroshima ‘black rain’ victim follows predecessor in seeking recognition via The Mainichi

HIROSHIMA — Some victims of radioactive “black rain” that fell on Hiroshima and surrounding areas in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city in 1945 are still fighting for the right to receive free health care … Continue reading

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New Film Explores U.S. Suppression of Key Footage from Hiroshima & Nagasaki via the Asia-Pacific Journal Japan Focus

Greg Mitchell Elite Japanese and American film teams shot the most important and disturbing film, including rare color images, in the aftermath of the atomic bombings. Then it was buried by U.S. authorities for decades as the nuclear arms race … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rejects claims of 3 atomic bomb survivors via The Japan News (Yomiuri Shimbun)

Jiji PressTOKYO (Jiji Press) — Supreme Court rejected Tuesday claims by three survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki for certification as so-called atomic-bomb disease sufferers. The top court overturned Hiroshima High Court and Nagoya High Court … Continue reading

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IAEA chief vows support for Japan on Fukushima plant decommission via Japan Today

TOKYOThe head of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Tuesday promised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe its continued support for Japan’s efforts to safely decommission the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi and Abe also agreed to … Continue reading

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In Japan, Francis might be at odds with government on nuclear power, peace via National Catholic Reporter

by Joshua J. McElwee Most attention during Pope Francis’ trip to Japan later in the month will likely focus on the significance of his visits to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the strong call he is expected to make for the global … Continue reading

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American pacifist’s little-known legacy lives on in A-bombed cities via Japan Times

BY KEITA NAKAMURA NAGASAKI/HIROSHIMA – Mitsuo Baba is still grateful to an American who dedicated himself to building homes for A-bomb survivors in Nagasaki, one of two cities destroyed by the terrifying weapons in World War II. “I met Schmoe-san only a … Continue reading

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‘Atomic-bombed cross’ returns to Nagasaki as a symbol of hope via The Asahi Shimbun

NAGASAKI–A Christian cross that survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki and cemented an otherwise-unlikely friendship between a Japanese bishop and a U.S. Marine has returned home to Urakami Cathedral here after 74 years. Clasping the gold-trimmed wooden artifact, Mitsuaki … Continue reading

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Richland High’s mushroom cloud logo surprised a Japanese student. She finally spoke up via Tri-City Herald

By Annette Cary RICHLAND, WA Nonoka Koga was a little shocked when she arrived as an international exchange student at Richland High, home of the Bombers. There on the gym floor was a big green “R” over a mushroom cloud from an … Continue reading

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