Friday, August 6, 1999

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  • Hiroshima Day

    Fifty-four years ago, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city. In a special live broadcast from New Mexico, a conversation with peace activists from around the world who will perform a weapons inspection at Los Alamos, the site where the bomb was made.

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