Uber-conservative John Bolton attacked President Obama's visit to Hiroshima and then classified the killing of thousands of people from our a-bombs as a very moral thing to do.
For the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Atomic bomb was nothing short of cataclysmic. But Americans were shown a sanitized version of the devastation, and for many years, photographic evidence of the real damage was locked away. The final part of our three part series on the Atomic Cover-up.
The second installment of our series on how the worst devastation caused by the Atomic bomb was deliberately concealed from Americans for decades.
News of the day for December 2, 1947. Riots break out in Jerusalem over Partition of Israel and Palestine. French strikes cripple Paris. U.S. building facilities in South Pacific for Atomic Bomb testing. Prices of meat, butter and shortening take steep climb. Big Four Conference and Austrian Peace Treaty pending. And artist Thomas Hart Benton and writer H.L. Mencken in squabble over value of an early Benton painting.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann explained her support for waterboarding Monday by likening it to the decision to drop nuclear bombs on Japan during World War II. At Saturday's CBS News/National Journal Republican presidential
Atomic City USA - radio documentary produced in 1950 to help promote the cause of Nuclear energy by looking at a community completely made up of workers employed by the Government, initially working on the Atomic Bomb in World War 2, but turning to other uses for Nuclear energy post-World War 2.
Newstalgia Reference Room - a lecture, given at the University of Colorado in 1961 by Philosopher and Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer who was closely associated with the discovery and development of the Atomic Bomb.
On this day, December 8, 1953, President Eisenhower addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations in a speech about the dangers of Nuclear War. The "Atoms For Peace" speech.
(The scramble to assure people this really was a good thing) [media id=17771] [gordon-donate] As the world underwent it's transformation, that we
(Hiroshima - Three Hours After the blast - the lucky ones went first) [media id=17751] Sixty-five years ago to the day, the world changed. With th