updated Sat. July 23, 2022
April 3, 2018
"The Los Alamos Historical Society will continue its dialogue with the museums in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in hopes that we can overcome cultural and linguistic differences and host exhibits that are respectful to all of our communities' concerns and stories," McClenahan said. "In other words, we hope thisÃÂ ...
April 3, 2018
Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan said that, contrary to a Saturday report in the English-language Japan Times newspaper, her museum in the town where nuclear weapons were first developed never had official plans to host the “Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic BombÃÂ ...
Press and Journal
April 2, 2018
Nagasaki has a surprising variety of things to do and see, and very close connections with Aberdeen. It is unusual in that when you go there you keep discovering more and more things to experience and explore. Nagasaki, of course, is famous for being on the receiving end of an atom bomb in 1945.
The Japan Times
March 16, 2018
A pair of atomic bomb survivors from Nagasaki have been passing on their experiences using traditional storytelling techniques, as part of efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. Hiroshi Suenaga, 82, a survivor of the 1945 U.S. attack on the city, has documented survivors' stories using kamishibaiÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Japan's atomic-bombed city of Nagasaki has recognized British author Kazuo Ishiguro as an honorary resident for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature last year. On Thursday the city's assembly unanimously passed a bill to honor the Nagasaki-born novelist. Mayor Tomihisa Taue said Ishiguro is the firstÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
Sponsors of his visit, which included a stop at Richland High School, believe it was the first official visit to Hanford and the Tri-Cities by a Nagasaki survivor. The visit, a mission of peace, was paid for in part by the city of Nagasaki and organized by the nonprofit group, Consequences of Radiation Exposure.
NBC Right Now
March 9, 2018
RICHLAND, WA - A Japanese man that was affected by the Nagasaki bombing during World World II took a tour of the B Reactor at the Hanford Site as part of a project to unify Nagasaki and Richland. "I wanted to see with my own eyes the place where the plutonium that made the bomb that was droppedÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
While August 9, 2020, the seventy-fifth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, may seem far in the future, Whitman College is already preparing its own contribution to the dialogue on the legacy of Nagasaki, in the form of the Hanford-Nagasaki project. An examination of the connectionÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
NAGASAKI -- The University of Nagasaki withdrew its decision to halt employment of two non-regular employees who were to become entitled to contracts of indefinite duration this spring, after the Nagasaki Labor Bureau pointed out that the move ran counter to social norms, it has been learned.
March 7, 2018
The mayor of Nagasaki has sent a letter to Barack Obama asking the former US president to visit the atomic-bombed city during his planned trip to Japan. Obama is arranging a visit in late March at the invitation of a private organization. The letter was signed by Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue andÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Volunteer Linda Jordan, left, and intern Mariah Johnson take a look at an exhibit about the Fat Man atomic bomb Friday in the Hanford room at the Reach center in Richland. The bomb, made of plutonium from the hanford site, was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, Japan on August 9, 1945.
March 5, 2018
A survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945, is coming to the Hanford nuclear reservation and the Mid-Columbia on a mission of peace. It is believed to be the first visit to the area by a Nagasaki bombing survivor, said Jim Stoffels, chairman of World Citizens for Peace. Mitsugi MoriguchiÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
George Morris, who served in the Marine Corps for about two years in the Pacific Theater, speaks largely positively of his time as part of the U.S. forces occupying Japan following the drop of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He was there for about nine months, destroying Japanese militaryÃÂ ...
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