Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fading Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Akio Matsumura

 

 

That indelible black and white image of an ever-expanding mushroom cloud still sits in many homes and offices and still haunts many minds. It conveys a sense of awe in the face of tremendous power. There are fewer iconic images that depict the sometimes barely tangible fallout of this power: the vanquished bodies of loved ones, the slow onset of cancer, the… Continue reading