Letters: Aug. 19, 1985

Atomic Era

To the Editors: Just as Hiroshima was the first city where the Bomb was used, I pray that Nagasaki will be the last [SPECIAL SECTION, July 29]. It will be a victory for mankind if the first and last use of the Bomb occurred 40 years ago, when the Bomb's destructive power was still measured in kilotons and not megatons. Noshir K. Medhora Houston

Thank you for the excellent section on the atomic age. We who were toddlers in 1945 commend you for your work, which provided a rich source for reflection on this strange anniversary. Judith E. Kiehl...

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