Lessons of Nagasaki (ENCORE)

The US dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. Three days later, the small fishing city of Nagasaki also fell victim. On this edition, we hear the voices of the most deadly attacks the world had ever seen. We commemorate the anniversary of the bombings with excerpts from two documentaries: Hiroshima Countdown and Nagasaki Journey.


Paul Tibbets, Jr., Brigadier General of the US Air Force; Henry Stimson, former Secretary of War; Charles Sweeney, Major General of the US Air Force; Sumiteru Taniguchi, Nagasaki bomb survivor; Victor Tolley, US Marine Corps veteran; Itsuko Okubo.


Producer: Kyung Jin Lee
Host: Kyung Jin Lee
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Staff Producers: Anita Johnson, Monica Lopez, Salima Hamirani
Audience Engagement Manager: Sabine Blaizin
Associate Producer: Aysha Choudary

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