Saturday, August 29, 2009

Atomic Anniversary

Sixty-four years ago this month, the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima (August 6th) and Nagasaki (August 9th). A letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal (Friday, August 28th) stated that not only did dropping the bombs save lives, including, remarkably, Japanese lives, but it "demonstrated the need for future restraint."

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