White House sounds cautious tone on possible Obama Hiroshima visit

Aug 7, 2015

White House sounds cautious tone on possible Obama Hiroshima visit

The White House sounded cautious Thursday about the possibility of President Barack Obama visiting Hiroshima or Nagasaki, the Japanese cities attacked with atomic bombs in World War II, during his tenure. Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, told reporters that he does not ...

| Aug 6, 2015

Nuclear peace: mankind's most dangerous bluff?

In the nervous aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, people worldwide spent decades on alert for a nuclear war that would wipe out billions in a radioactive firestorm and render Earth uninhabitable. Yet the apocalypse never came. Instead an unprecedented period of peace took hold ...

70 years on, how the Enola Gay mission changed WWII

Aug 6, 2015

70 years on, how the Enola Gay mission changed WWII

The Enola Gay was on its long flight back to its Pacific island base when the co-pilot, Capt. Robert Lewis, opened his log and scribbled down the many questions racing through his mind. “Just how many Japs did we kill?” wondered Lewis after the ...