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Branding Hiroshima Beyond Obama
Writer, Professor, Speaker
Just two months ago I visited Hiroshima for the first time. I met an atomic bomb survivor and we embraced as tomodachi. We called our moment, "The Hiroshima Hug."
Atomic Bomb Survivors Share Testimonies & Reflections While Visiting Pearl Harbor
Writer, Teacher, Coach and Athlete www.amandamccracken.webs.com
Years after charred corpses drifting in rivers and the smell of cremated bodies had drifted away, hibakushas carried with them the stigma (and ailments associated with radiation). Many Japanese feared the exposure to radiation might infect others.
The Girl Who Transformed the Paper Crane Into the Symbol for Peace and Hope
Author, journalist, and documentary filmmaker
She knew the prognosis wasn't good and she didn't want to die. Her father told her a Japanese legend that said if you folded one thousand paper cranes you would be granted a wish. She began furiously folding cranes.
Requiem For Japan
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.
Director, The Soul Repair Center
Death is part of the cycles of life and of creation. Mourning is how we acknowledge these losses without giving up on love.
Nuclear Power Ambivalence: the Fears and the Facts
Author, 'How Risky Is It, Really?'
Hiroshima: The Lesson We Never Learned
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto
Author, Hiroshima in the Morning
On the 65th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we risk losing the memories of the survivors. I went to Hiroshima in 2001 to interview the
literally, the "bomb-affected people."
Michael Douglas and Yoko Ono Support Mayor Akiba and Nuclear Disarmament at John Catsimatidis' Fifth Avenue Home
James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation
Barack Obama, Transformer
Richard J. Rosendall
Contributor, Washington Blade
There is something oddly fragile in the super-patriot stance that allows no room for finding lessons in past conflicts, but instead demands only praise.
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