Nagasaki was selected to become target city number two. Exactly three days after Hiroshima, a B-29 set out for Nagasaki. Japan has today surrendered. The last of our enemies is laid low. Our relationship today with Japan is one of the most important that we have in the world. We’ve… Continue Reading Hiroshima 70th anniversary: The bombings explained

My name is Cameron and I am a new employee at the Hanford Site for the Department of Energy. I recently graduated college from Utah State University. I’ve got a videographer along with me to go through a ride of discovery and understanding what Hanford is through several different perspectives.… Continue Reading The Area: A Journey through the Hanford Nuclear Reservation

Welcome to books of our times produced by the massachusetts school of law today we shall discuss two books by one of america’s most famous historians of any political stripe and certainly the most famous american historian from the left howard inn the two books are you can’t be neutral… Continue Reading Howard Zinn – You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train- A People’s History

Fallout is everywhere, NO not the game. Or the Boy. Or… NO. Just the nuclear kind! Seven blessings friends, Trace here for DNews. Nuclear fallout is an inevitable side-effect of nuclear disaster. When a nuclear weapon is detonated (or a nuclear power plant has its worst day ever) radioactive dust… Continue Reading What Does Nuclear Fallout Do To Your Body?

– My grandmother survived the Holocaust in the most badass way and this is that story. (light music) She was a teenager when the Nazis started to invade Poland. This one older guy had the hots for my grandmother and he wanted this special suit to be made. This guy… Continue Reading How My Grandma Survived The Holocaust

This is a picture of replica of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, a plutonium-implosion bomb nick-named “Fat Man”. And this a mushroom cloud from an atomic bomb rises over Nagasaki. The second atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki in August, 1945, in the last days of… Continue Reading Historical Images of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Cicero once said that the “Sinews of war were infinite money.” Never has that been more true than in the second World War. This little bonus extra history series is going to be all about the complex economic struggle that underpinned the most colossal conflict in human history. These episodes… Continue Reading WW2: The Resource War – Arsenal of Democracy – Extra History – #1

Nate Weisenberg: My name is Nate Weisenberg. I am doing this interview for the Atomic Heritage Foundation with Kathleen Maxwell here in Wellesley, Massachusetts. It is Monday, April 25, 2016. How did you get involved with the Manhattan Project? Kathleen Maxwell: I had just finished my Master’s degree at Smith… Continue Reading Kathleen Maxwell’s Interview

[Offscreen direction: that you were waiting for word from New Mexico about the atom bomb tests.] [Silent] …that had covered two legal pages telling all about it. Some of the people who went over with me on the Augusta were absolutely certain that the thing wouldn’t go off. Well when… Continue Reading MP2002-399 Former President Truman Discusses the Atomic Bomb

PROGRAM. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR TIME.>>IT’S MY PLEASURE. >>YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE A VERY INTERESTING STORY YOURSELF AS A JAPANESE AMERICAN. YOU DIDN’T EVEN KNOW THAT YOU HAD FAMILY MEMBERS WHO WERE IMPACTED BY THE BOMBING UNTIL YOU VISITED WHAT 14 YEARS AGO? TELL US A LITTLE BIT… Continue Reading Rep. Takano: Obama’s Hiroshima visit a ‘brave e…