May 18, 2016

Japanese group urges Obama to meet with hibakusha

A Japanese group on Wednesday sent letters to the White House and the U.S. embassy in Tokyo requesting that U.S. President Barack Obama meet with hibakusha atomic bomb survivors when he visits Hiroshima later this month. In the letters, the Japan Confederation of A- ...

Truman's grandson hopes Obama will meet A-bomb survivors

Apr 14, 2016

Truman's grandson hopes Obama will meet A-bomb survivors

The eldest grandson of former U.S. President Harry Truman, who ordered the 1945 atomic bombings of Japan, welcomed Wednesday the possibility of a visit by President Barack Obama to Hiroshima in May and expressed hope he will meet with survivors of the attacks. “I ...

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Apr 13, 2016

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Wednesday said he handed a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a meeting in Tokyo, urging President Barack Obama to visit the atomic-bombed city when he comes to Japan to attend the Group of Seven summit ...