Tag Archives: Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Chicago educators create new lessons on Asian American history, nuclear power via Chalkbeat Chicago

By  Mila Koumpilova  Aug 29, 2022, 6:00am CDT On the eve of the pandemic, Aiko Kojima Hibino came across a viral photo showing dozens of copies of John Hersey’s nonfiction classic “Hiroshima” discarded in a Chicago high school’s dumpster.  On social media, … Continue reading

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NH #581: Hiroshima, Nagasaki Second Generation: Prof. Yuki Miyamoto, Daughter of Atomic Survivor via Nuclear Hotseat

This Week’s Featured Interview: Hiroshima-born Yuki Miyamoto is a second generation Hibakusha – daughter of an atomic bomb survivor.  Her mother was in Hiroshima one mile from the epicenter of the bombing, yet survived it with what seemed like little physical damage… though other … Continue reading

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Cancer patients forced to testify anonymously in Fukushima nuclear disaster case via The Telegraph

ByJulian Ryall TOKYO A court in Japan this week began hearings against the operator of a Fukushima power plant over cases of thyroid cancer in children allegedly linked to the 2011 nuclear disaster. […] The people – all aged between 6 and 16 at … Continue reading

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Daily Inspiration: Meet Karen Nickel and Dawn Chapman via Voyage STL

[…] Hi Karen and Dawn, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourselfJust Moms STL was formed after learning we were living less than 2 miles from an underground burning landfill containing radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project known … Continue reading

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The forgotten mine that built the atomic bomb via BBC

By Frank Swain [this article first appeared on August 3, 2020] The Congo’s role in creating the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was kept secret for decades, but the legacy of its involvement is still being felt today. “The … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Nagasaki at 76: Prof. Yuki Miyamoto, Daughter of A-Bomb Survivor via Nuclear Hotseat

Hiroshima at 76: Professor Yuki Miyamoto, second generation Hibakusha,whose mother survived the A-bombing of August 6, 1945 By Libbe HaLevy Listen Here: Audio Player00:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast: Download This Week’s Featured Interview: Hiroshima Anniversary – 76 … Continue reading

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Petition calls for A-bomb victims to be remembered during Olympics via The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) — A former mayor of Hiroshima has launched an online petition calling for a moment of silence to be observed during the Tokyo Olympics at the time the atomic bomb was dropped on his western Japan city on … Continue reading

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How Far Did the Black Rain Fall? Meteorologist Masuda Yoshinobu’s Promise via “Black Rain” Video Production Team

Japanese meteorologist Masuda Yoshinobu spent 30 years investigating the extent of the radioactive black rainfall in and around Hiroshima City after the US military dropped an atomic bomb there on August 6, 1945. The Japanese government has not acknowledged the … Continue reading

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From Hiroshima to Fukushima, Japan and its nuclear nightmare via Asianews.it

Susanna Marino and Stefano Vecchia wrote a book on the topic that was released recently. The “atomic bombs dropped 75 years ago are a ghost that haunts above all the minds of the Japanese, but also of all humanity”. The … Continue reading

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Atomic bomb survivors hope Biden steers U.S. away from nukes via Asahi Shimbun

[…] Biden, the Democratic nominee for president, issued a statement on Aug. 6 to mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. “I will work to bring us closer to a world without nuclear weapons, so that the … Continue reading

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