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Nagasaki survivor visits Hanford, finds some of the story still untold via Seattle Times

  By  Hal Bernton  Seattle Times staff reporter RICHLAND, Benton County — Mitsugi Moriguchi was 8 when the atomic bomb detonated over his home city of Nagasaki, and he has spent much of his life telling the story of the … Continue reading

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Nagasaki atomic-bomb survivor to speak in Walla Walla, visit Hanford via Yakima Herald.com (Walla Walla Union Bulletin)

    Walla Walla will take part in a multiday event this week that will join Japanese and American victims of nuclear use and production. Whitman College will present The Nagasaki-Hanford Bridge Project at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Maxey Auditorium … Continue reading

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A better direction for low-dose radiation research via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Jan Beyea With bipartisan support, the US House Science, Space, and Technology Committee recently passed a bill to revitalize low-dose radiation research. The bill, which would authorize an estimated $96 million in funding, has also garnered support from researchers and groups with opposing views … Continue reading

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Top court dismisses Nagasaki hibakusha-recognition suit via The Japan Times

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a suit filed by people who were in the vicinity of Nagasaki at the time of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing and seeking official recognition as A-bomb survivors. While turning down recognition of the … Continue reading

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A commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings on Aug. 5 in Little Tokyo also focused on a more recent catastrophe — the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima — and those still living with the after-effects. The gathering … Continue reading

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72 years after the bombing of Nagasaki, there are 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world via LA Times

Today is the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. At 11:02 a.m. Aug. 9, 1945, a five-ton plutonium bomb exploded a third of a mile above the city. Its blast winds tore through the city at two and … Continue reading

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Declassified photos show the US’s final preparations for the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki via AOL.News

On August 6, 1945, the US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, following up three days later with another bomb on Nagasaki. The bombs, known as “Little Boy” and “Fat Man,” were loaded onto bombers at the … Continue reading

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation sits on the plains of eastern Washington, where the state meets Oregon and Idaho. This is open country through which cars pass quickly on the way to the Pacific coast or, conversely, deeper into the heartland. … Continue reading

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[…]The world is rapidly approaching the five year anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in human history. The triple meltdown at the Fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant has seen shameful omissions by global leaders and officials at every level. To … Continue reading

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Japanese student activist to keep up lifelong fight against nuclear arms via The Japan Times

YOKOHAMA – For aging atomic bomb survivors, it is a matter of grave concern whether their long-running campaign to see the abolition of nuclear weapons will be continued by the next generation, and just as important to them as passing … Continue reading

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