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Promoting specific views on the history of U.S. atomic bomb development is not the intention of a national park to be built to commemorate facilities related to the Manhattan Project, the secret U.S. wartime atomic bomb program, the head of a body cooperating with the U.S. government on the plan indicated Friday.

During a meeting with the mayors of the two Japanese cities that suffered atomic bombings during World War II, Cynthia Kelly, president of the Atomic Heritage Foundation, said she hopes the planned park exhibits will offer “an open-ended interpretation” and will let visitors decide for themselves what was right or wrong.

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