Tag Archives: Yuki Miyamoto

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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U.S. mayors urge Washington to give nod to U.N. nuke ban treaty via The Asahi Shimbun

A hugely influential group of mayors in the United States unanimously adopted a resolution calling on Washington to embrace the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) as a step toward finally ridding the world of nuclear weapons. The call … 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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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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Bicyclists against bombs pedal 7 miles to protest nuclear proliferation via the Chicago Sun-Times

Yuki Miyamoto believes her mother died of exposure to radiation from the atomic bomb the United States dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945. Miyamoto, a DePaul University religion professor who grew up in Hiroshima, said her mother contracted a blood … Continue reading

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Panic Over “The Panic Over Fukushima”

Yuki Miyamoto I found Richard Muller’s August 17 (updated on August 18) Wall Street Journal article “The Panic over Fukushima” shocking—not in the manner intended by the author, but rather because of his reduction of human life to numbers. As … Continue reading

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