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Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Hiroshima Survivor: Time To Ban Nuclear Weapons

Setsuko Thurlow | Posted 08.05.2015 | World
Setsuko Thurlow

As a 13-year-old schoolgirl, I witnessed my city of Hiroshima blinded by the flash, flattened by the hurricane-like blast, burned in the heat of 4000 degrees Celsius and contaminated by the radiation of one atomic bomb. Miraculously, I was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building, about 1.8 kilometers from Ground Zero.

Pass the Bill Establishing Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Jim DiPeso | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

The historical significance of the Manhattan Project is beyond question, and that is the essence of why Congress should authorize a national historical park to commemorate and interpret the project.