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28 04, 2015

Truman Grandson Calls For A-Bomb Survivors To Be Heard

2016-11-16T19:40:52+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Clifton Truman Daniel, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Setsuko Thurlow, Yasuaki Yamashita|

Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of former U.S. President Harry Truman who authorized the 1945 atomic bombings of Japan, on Tuesday called for atomic bomb survivors to be heard to understand the threat of nuclear weapons. Speaking to some 200 local high school students in New York, Daniel said that regardless of whether people agree [...]

16 05, 2014

FIU Scholars Discuss Dropping the Bomb

2016-11-16T11:08:26+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Clifton Truman Daniel, Setsuko Thurlow, Yasuaki Yamashita|

Often history comes to us as printed words from books with facts like death tolls in numbers where pain and tragedy elicit a moral reaction that seems to lack a personal connection. Yet, when the past interacts personally in a live setting, history can be viewed differently and varying perspectives are gained that might [...]