Jun 15, 2016

U.S. official sees opportunity in Obama's Hiroshima visit

U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Hiroshima provided a precious opportunity for the American public to think about the goal of creating a world free of nuclear weapons, a senior U.S. government official said Tuesday. Rose Gottemoeller, undersecretary of state for arms control ...

Hiroshima peace museum puts Obama's paper cranes on display

Jun 9, 2016

Hiroshima peace museum puts Obama's paper cranes on display

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum on Thursday put on display four paper cranes offered by U.S. President Barack Obama during his historic visit to the atomic-bombed city in May. According to the museum, each of the Obama-handmade cranes is about 7 cm high and ...

Manga shows Hiroshima survival as one of joy

Jun 2, 2016

Manga shows Hiroshima survival as one of joy

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The horror in post-bombing Hiroshima is captured in black-and-white photos of the city and its beleaguered survivors. But Taeko Tada, whose mother survived the U.S. atomic bombing at the age of 5, has a different take on the tragedy. Her self-published manga focuses on ...