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ATOMIC BOMB

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CULTURE / Books / RECENTLY PUBLISHED BOOKS ABOUT JAPAN
Nov 10, 2018
'Tinian and the Bomb': Historical details shed light on one island's overlooked role in World War II
Along with unfamiliar historical details from the U.S. side, made possible through recent declassification of archival documents, Don A. Farrell's 'Tinian and the Bomb' provides an account of how the use of atomic bombs influenced the Japanese government's decision to end the war.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Aug 25, 2018
'The Crazy Iris': Unflinching stories inspired by the aftermath of the atomic bomb
Compiled and edited by Kenzaburo Oe, 'The Crazy Iris and Other Stories of the Atomic Aftermath' is a multifaceted look at the nightmarish horrors of the atomic bomb.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Nov 11, 2017
'Hiroshima Notes': Kenzaburo Oe on Hiroshima and the U.S. Occupation
In 1963, 28-year-old novelist and rising star Kenzaburo Oe was sent to Hiroshima to report on the rancorous split between political groups calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Aug 4, 2017
Hiroshima's past is one of many reasons to pay a visit
The early morning light on this summer day, illuminating the under canopies of trees and sending warm, golden strobes across the oyster cafes over the embankments of the Kyobashi River, is enchanting.
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JAPAN
Aug 29, 2016
A-Bomb Dome fragments to be given to designer's relatives in Czech Republic
Hiroshima University said it will donate fragments of the Atomic Bomb Dome it found in a nearby river to relatives of the Czech architect who designed the building that has come to symbolize the U.S. atomic bombing in World War II.
LIFE / Language / COMMUNICATION CUES
Jun 27, 2016
Visitors to A-bomb museum double
The number of visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum during the last weekend of May, following a historic visit by U.S. President Barack Obama, more than doubled from a year earlier to 13,389, the museum said May 30.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES
Jan 23, 2016
Barefoot Gen
With the recent announcement by North Korean authorities that they had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, Keiji Nakazawa's classic anti-nuclear manga, "Barefoot Gen," once again deserves a full reading — both for newcomers or for those revisiting its brilliance.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Sep 16, 2014
Diverse compilation delivers a serious message about nuclear power
Various artists "Atomic Bomb Compilation Vol. 2" (Self-released)
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Aug 12, 2014
Crzkny unites artists against nuclear power
Electronic-music producer Kenji Takikawa's work took a major detour following the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011.
JAPAN
Jan 28, 2014
A-Bomb Dome to be reinforced after 70th anniversary
The Hiroshima Municipal Government unveiled Tuesday an outline for work to strengthen the Atomic Bomb Dome against earthquakes.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 24, 2014
A-Bomb Dome to be quake-proofed
The Hiroshima Municipal Government plans to reinforce the Hiroshima Peace Memorial to prevent any damage from earthquakes, city sources said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2014
Rubble from Atomic Bomb Dome salvaged from river
Rubble believed to be from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, also known as the Atomic Bomb Dome, was salvaged Wednesday from the nearby Motoyasu River by a crane with support from Hiroshima University.

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