Stories tagged: Nagasaki
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
This Nagasaki bomb survivor visits Hanford. ‘Do you understand my heart?’
Mitsugi Moriguchi stepped inside Hanford’s historic B Reactor on Friday, nearly every inch of his body covered in gear designed to protect against radiation. The memories of 72 years ago …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Hair-trigger president must cool rhetoric
When the president of the United States promises “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” we need to take him seriously
Mon., May 16, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: America should not apologize for Hiroshima
That said, there is a more visceral reason the answer to the second question must be no: Any other answer would defame Americans who endured unimaginable cruelty at Japanese hands.
Fri., May 13, 2016
Amy Goodman: Obama should listen closely in Japan
With each passing year, fewer and fewer survivors of the horrific attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki remain to provide eyewitness accounts.
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
Doug Clark: Tales of vegetation, devastation
An 88-year-old Spokane Valley resident wanted to “pass the torch” regarding some magic compost recipe he uses to make his flower and vegetable gardens magnificent year after year. Yeah. I …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015, 1:04 p.m.
Nuclear bomb history worthy of skepticism
Earlier this summer, I was in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. That day, and for the next two days, my attention continued to be drawn to the hills …
Fri., July 31, 2015
Editorial: Atomic bomb development worth of national park
Seventy years ago next month, the United States unleashed the most terrible weapon yet used. The atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in early August 1945 persuaded Japan to …
Tue., Sept. 9, 2014
Editorial: Hanford resolution a hostage of politics
Death, taxes, and more time to clean up Hanford. Those are the certainties of life in Washington, but the state is pushing back against the latest federal request for permission …