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  • The Atomic Bomb Decision and Implementation
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    The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Implementation

    The panelists talked about the decision by President Truman and military leaders to use the atomic bomb on Japan at the end of World War II and the controversy over whether Japan would have…

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  • The Atomic Bomb Development and Alternatives
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    The Atomic Bomb: Development and Alternatives

    Participants talked about the development and use of the atomic bomb against Japan. They analyzed the major factors in the decision to use the new weapon against Hiroshima and Nagasaki…

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  • The Atomic Bomb Decision and Preparations
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    The Atomic Bomb: Decision and Preparations

    The panelists discussed the reasons for and necessity of dropping the atomic bombs on Japan. They also highlighted U.S. preparations for an invasion of the Japanese home islands and Japanese…

    455 views
  • Information Technology and Foreign Policy
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    Information Technology and Foreign Policy

    In a symposium commemorating the Marshall Plan in post-World War II Europe, the panelists discussed the information explosion and the marketing of knowledge. They emphasized the need to…

    106 views
  • The Marshall Legacy Initiative
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    The Marshall Legacy Initiative

    Secretary Perry described the symposium as the kickoff of the Marshall Legacy Initiative by the U.S. government over the next year and a half to celebrate and commemorate the Marshall Plan and George…

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  • The Atomic Bomb Question and Answer Session
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    The Atomic Bomb: Question and Answer Session

    Participants answered written questions from the audience about the development of the atomic bomb and the reasons for and alternatives to using it against Japan.

    787 views
  • Prisoners of War in the Pacific Q  A
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    Prisoners of War in the Pacific: Q & A

    Historians, veterans and others took written questions from the audience on prisoners of war interned by the Japanese during World War II.

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