Tag Archives: Hiroshima

August 9th, 1945: Nagasaki

Video: 1. minute 13 seconds Have been using this space to talk about candidates for the statehouse. However, I read a short but very thought provoking article by Helen Caldicott, world renowned activist against nuclear weapons, on the dropping of … Continue reading

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Trinity 75 Years Later

Trinity was the code name for the first nuclear bomb detonation 75 years ago today. The test explosion was conducted by the U.S. Army at 5:29 a.m. on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. It took place … Continue reading

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70 Years After Dropping The Bomb

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. … Continue reading

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