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Will Obama's Visit to Hiroshima Ease 70 Years of Nuclear Fallout?

May 27, 201652 min
Barack Obama is the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima. He spoke with emotion as he acknowledged the role America played 70 years ago in dropping nuclear bombs first on Hiroshima and then, three days later, on Nagasaki. From the start, Obama has framed his purpose in this trip not as an apology, but rather, a reckoning with history.

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