Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility and Global Zero to host a day of speakers, workshops, film and bicycling in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of detonating the atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 9.
Forum from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ashton House followed at 3:30 p.m. by Iowa City Bike Around the Bomb.
Featured speakers are David Chappell from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation on “Why Peace is Possible” and Steven Starr who is a PSR Senior Scientist on “Converging on the Russian Border.” (Speaker Bios) Lunch (vegan) will be provided for a suggested donation of $10 or you can bring your own lunch. (Full Program)
Following the Forum you may join in a Bike Around The Bomb event sponsored by Global Zero. The 7-mile course will circle the area in Iowa City that would be destroyed by a Hiroshima size nuclear bomb.
Organized by PSR Iowa and Global Zero. Cosponsors: Iowa UNA, Veterans for Peace, and UI Center for Human Rights.
Learn more about the Ashton House.