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OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA

Japan Times
JAPAN / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 27, 2016
Obama latest in long list of notable people to visit Hiroshima
Barack Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, the scene of the atomic bombing ordered 71 years ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 26, 2016
Obama's Hiroshima visit reveals progress of reconciliation, disagreements over history
When it comes to hibakusha and the victorious Americans, one can expect a portrait of contrasts.
Japan Times
JAPAN / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 26, 2016
WWII fighter pilot's Japan experience: From foe to family
The long and circuitous life of 92-year-old World War II veteran Jerry Yellin reads like a work of fiction.
Japan Times
JAPAN / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 26, 2016
Hibakusha recalls horror of bombing, pain of stigmatization and road to healing
It took Tamiko Shiraishi nearly seven decades before she could come to terms with her experience surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in August 1945.
Japan Times
JAPAN / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 24, 2016
Hiroshima A-bomb museum chief hopes Obama will visit displays 'as a father'
Should U.S. President Barack Obama opt to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum later this week, Kenji Shiga, its director, is adamant that he wouldn't ask too much.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 24, 2016
Declassified U.S. cables reveal lead-up to Hiroshima A-bomb decision
On Aug. 6, 1945, Maj. Gen. Leslie Groves sent a top secret cable to his superiors in Washington, D.C.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / OBAMA VISITS HIROSHIMA
May 23, 2016
After 71 years, debate over A-bombs shows no sign of resolution
It was a fine, clear day in Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945. That fact determined the fate of the city, together with its numerous inhabitants.

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