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Commemoration of the Bombing of Hiroshima

On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in estimates of over 200,000 deaths within months of the event. This was the first of two of the only nuclear weapons used on civilians in the world’s history.

Shirley Shimada’s family is from a fishing village outside of Hiroshima. She shares her family’s stories about how bewildered the Japanese people were with the impact of this new munition. (more…)

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How Far Have We Come?

It’s been 68 years since the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Today, we’re still faced with cleaning up nuclear waste from producing plutonium for bombing Nagasaki and our region houses the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the United States just 20 miles northwest of Seattle. Join us today on Music+Ideas at 4:30pm.

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Listen and download the interview here: KBCS_M+I_20130806_How Far Have We Come

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