Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

Three generations of Americans and Japanese participated in a discussion on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 64 years… read more

Three generations of Americans and Japanese participated in a discussion on the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 64 years previously. The panel, which included family members of Japanese who were caught in the atomic blast, talked about how the passage of time and other factors affects the perception of historical events. The panelists also responded to quetions from members of the audience. Mary Palevsky, author of Atomic Fragments: A Daughter’s Questions (University of California Press; May 8, 2000), moderated.

“After the Bomb: A Multi-Generational Panel Discussion” was held on Thursday, August 6, 2009, at 6 p.m. MT was part of the Distinguished Lecture Series of the Atomic Testing Museum. It is a program of the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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288265-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2009

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  • Aug 30, 2009 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2009 | 6:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 6:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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