Some Fukushima refugees have been exposed to the same stigmatization as Hiroshima and Nagasaki’s victims of radiation sickness.
Today, my kids and I visited the North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. There, on April 19, 1775, colonial militiamen fired on British soldiers who’d marched from Boston to seize an arsenal of […]
Opinions about using the bomb were solicited from Manhattan Project scientists — but not heeded.
Today is the day we honor the men and women who died in our nation’s wars. I’d like to honor three very different World War II vets today by telling you my […]
The path to peace may lie in speaking to the Pentagon on its own terms. If you aren’t a Defense Department official, a high-ranking military officer, a top academic, or employed by […]
Especially at a time when the recent release of photographs of Hiroshima’s aftermath by an unknown Japanese photographer reminds us anew that nuclear weapons are not intended for use on another state’s […]
Part four in a series. The terrible specter of nuclear annihilation was now clear in the American mind, a condition that LIFE acknowledged and addressed. But in the months that followed V-J […]
Part three in a series. In an age and a culture dominated by scientism, the word â€œsampleâ€ tends to invoke the adjectival â€œrepresentative,â€ and I cannot begin to imagine culling a meaningful […]