Episode

8/6 Greg Mitchell: The Hiroshima & Nagasaki Coverup

August 6, 2014

Greg Mitchell author of Atomic Cover-up: Two U.S. Soldiers, Hiroshima & Nagasaki explains why the history of the United States dropping nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki matters, the stunning civilian death toll from Hiroshima, the examples we are still living from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, why dropping a nuclear weapon had no strategic justification, why Hiroshima was picked as a target, the cover up of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan’s current nuclear policy and its history, how we are still distorting the history of Hiroshima, President Obama’s shift in policy toward Hiroshima and the dangerous legacies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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