Letters: Aug. 22, 2005: Eyewitnesses to Hiroshima

Eyewitnesses to Hiroshima

Our look back at the bright atomic blasts and dark mushroom clouds over Hiroshima and Nagasaki 60 years ago stirred undying memories, renewed debate about the conduct of the war and inspired a frail hope that humanity may survive its ongoing relationship with nuclear weapons

Thank you for the report on the 60th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing [Aug. 1]. Your stories were a reminder that most countries still consider the possession of nuclear weapons more a point of pride than the potential for murder. Why does a country have to prove its supremacy through its ability to destroy? Nations should...

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