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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings: Were Nuclear Weapons Required to End the War?

Imperial War Museums Jul 24, 2020 At 8.15 on 6th August 1945, USAA B29 bomber `Enola Gay’ dropped the world’s first operational atomic bomb, nicknamed ‘Little Boy’. Three days later, on 9th August, another B29 bomber dropped the second operational … Continue reading

Eric Schlosser on Nuclear Weapons

The RSA Jan 6, 2015 RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. How do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them? In this … Continue reading

Beyond Nuclear – NUCLEAR WEAPONS

http://www.beyondnuclear.org/nuclear-weapons/ We, the undersigned, representing a coalition of concerned peace organizations and people of the United States, are advocating for abolition of nuclear weapons globally. We are gathering here to express our sincere regrets and apologies for our nation’s atomic … Continue reading

“The Beginning of Our End”: On 75th Anniversary, Hiroshima Survivor Warns Against Nuclear Weapons

Democracy Now! Aug 6, 2020 On the 75th anniversary of when the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing some 140,000 people, we speak with Hideko Tamura Snider, who was 10 years … Continue reading

75 years after Hiroshima, should U.S. president have authority to launch nuclear attack?

PBS NewsHour Aug 5, 2020 On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first atomic weapon on Hiroshima, Japan. Seventy-five years later, the NewsHour revisits how the president became the sole authority on when nuclear weapons are used. Nick … Continue reading

Hiroshima survivor calls for end to atomic weapons 75 years after deadly attacks | Nuclear

euronews (in English) Aug 5, 2020 August 6 marks 75 years since the US attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War Two. The “hibakusha” — literally “person affected by the bomb” — have for decades been calling for the … Continue reading

Nuclear fusion within reach | Michel Laberge | TEDxKC

TEDx Talks Aug 28, 2014 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. In a lab near Vancouver, Michel and his team are … Continue reading

Can we prevent nuclear war? | Dr. Ira Helfand | TEDxVail

TEDx Talks Jan 25, 2016 Ira uncovers the threat to human survival posed by nuclear weapons and what we can do to eliminate this threat. Dangers of nuclear war exist. As an existential threat to humanity, Ira asks you to … Continue reading

I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh

TEDx Talks Feb 1, 2018 For the first time in decades, it’s hard to ignore the threat of nuclear war. But as long as you’re far from the blast, you’re safe, right? Wrong. In this sobering talk, atmospheric scientist Brian … Continue reading

Dr. William Perry & Tom Collina: The New Nuclear Arms Race And Presidential Power

Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California 70.6K subscribers The U.S. president has the power to end the world in minutes. Right now, no one can stop him. Since the Truman administration, America has been one “push of a … Continue reading