Hiroshima, 75 years after the atomic bomb w/ Peter Chordas
At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, some 350,000 people in Hiroshima were just beginning their day when an atomic bomb, nicknamed “Little Boy,” detonated 580 meters above the city, quickly killing an estimated 70,000 people.
Japan Times contributor and Hiroshima resident Peter Chordas joins to discuss the effects of the bomb on the city, and how those survivors' legacies are being preserved. Hosted by Oscar Boyd.
- Is time running out to preserve Japan’s A-bomb legacy? (Peter Chordas, The Japan Times)
- Sharing Hiroshima's legacy in the age of COVID-19 (Peter Chordas, The Japan Times)
- Shinzo Hamai's Peace Declaration for the City of Hiroshima (City of Hiroshima)
- Hiroshima marks 75th atomic bomb anniversary, calls for unity amid pandemic (Kyodo, The Japan Times)
- Nearly 80% of A-bomb survivors struggle to pass on experiences (Kyodo, The Japan Times)
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