Hiroshima in America: A Half Century of Denial

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A lively and important study of the events surrounding the Hiroshima bombing focuses on its affects in America, considering the cover-up efforts by the government and linking the bombing to current insensitivity toward violence.

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"Devastating and persuasive." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Compelling reading...Dr. Lifton and Mr. Mitchell offer a sweeping account of not only why the atomic bomb was used but of what Hiroshima means--and has done--to America." --The New York Times Book Review

"Powerful...gripping...a book that will surely provoke debate." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"Hiroshima in America demonstrates that we can be a nation and a technology without a conscience." -- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

 

 

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