WITH LOVE to Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A concert for Disarmament

Recorded Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the NYC New York Society for Ethical Culture. Hosted by Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of US President Harry S. Truman with animations by Amber Cooper-Davies. Written and produced by Kathleen Sullivan & Robert Croonquist. An Ethical Event produced by Youth Arts New York/Hibakusha Stories in collaboration with Peace Boat US.

Concert Part 1: Gratitude

Concert Part 3: The Moment

Concert Part 5: The Power and The Waste

Concert Part 2: The Manhattan Project

Concert Part 4: The Bomb Today

Concert Part 6: The Journey Towards Nuclear Guardianship

Ari Beser – Robert Croonquist – Sumiko Hatakeyama Videos

Kunihiko Bonkohara Interview – May, 2015

Toshiko Tanaka Interview – May, 2015

Cinema Forum Fukushima 2015

Hibakusha Stories Morning Session 1/5

Hibakusha Stories Morning Session 3/5

Hibakusha Stories Morning Session 5/5

Hibakusha Stories Afternoon Session 2/5

Hibakusha Stories Afternoon Session 4/5

Hibakusha Stories Morning Session 2/5

Hibakusha Stories Morning Session 4/5

Hibakusha Stories Afternoon Session 1/5

Hibakusha Stories Afternoon Session 3/5

Hibakusha Stories Afternoon Session 5/5

Cinema Forum Fukushima 2013

On May 2, 2013, The Japan Society & Hibakusha Stories presented “Atomic Bomb Survivors Meet Descendants of Harry Truman and the Manhattan Project” with students in New York City Public High Schools. The evening featured Clifton Truman Daniel, Shigeko Sasamori, Jong-keun Lee, and Dr. Cynthia Miller. Marie Cochranen graciously acted as interpreter. Robert Fish of the Japan Society & Robert Croonquist of Hibakusha Stories provided opening remarks.

Opening Remarks

Main Program 1

Question & Answers

Interactive Intro to Disarmament

Main Program 2

Cinema Forum Fukushima 2012

In May of 2012 the intrepid Hibakusha Stories team visited many New York City area high schools to make presentations to the attentive school kids. These recordings document the visits to East Community High School, Bayside High School, Lower Manhattan Arts Academy High School, and Harlem Renaissance High School.

Shigeko Sasamori Interview

East Side Community HS Visit 1

East Side Community HS Visit 3

Bayside HS Visit 2

Lower Manhattan Arts Visit 2

Harlem Renaissance HS – 1

Dr. Cynthia Miller Interview

East Side Community HS Visit 2

Bayside HS Visit 1

Lower Manhattan Arts Visit 1

Lower Manhattan Arts Visit 3

Harlem Renaissance HS – 2

Colleen Fitzgibbon Videos

Hiroko Sakaguchi Interview

Yasuaki Yamashita Interview

Setsuko Thurlow Interview

Other Hibakusha-Related Videos

NYC iSchool’s Nuclear Proliferation PSAs

Nicholas Sulis, Roger Pena, and Kirk Pressley from the NYC iSchool launch the book Action for Disarmament: 10 Things You Can Do!with a rap dedicated to Hibakusha Stories Fellow Yasuaki Yamashita


Clifton Truman Daniel on C-SPAN

NYC iSchool’s Nuclear Proliferation 2015 PSAs

Actor and UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas (left) speaks during a special event at UN headquarters to launch a book, co-authored by Hibakusha Stories Program Director, Kathleen Sullivan.


Heart of a Survivor