Title

Memories of a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor

Streaming Media

Document Type

Presentation

Duration

01:13:54

Publication Date

9-10-2008

Description

Ms. Yoshiko Kajimoto was working as a mobilized student in an airplane parts factory 2.3 km from the hypocenter when the A-bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. She talked about what she experienced that day and after. Mr. Steven Leeper, Chairman of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, will accompany Ms. Kajimoto. He is a well-known peace activist and the first American to head the foundation. He talked about the necessity of nuclear abolition efforts.

Keywords

Atomic bomb victims, Nuclear disarmament, Filmed lectures

Comments

Event sponsored by and in cooperation with the City of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. University of Iowa sponsors include the UI Libraries, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, International Writing Program, Departments of Political Science and History, Center for Human Rights and International Programs.

Rights

© 2008 University of Iowa Television

 

URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/lib_workshops/3