<p>Our coverage of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath.</p><p><em>With support from the <a href="http://us-jf.org/">United States-Japan Foundation</a> and the <a href="http://www.nsquarecollaborative.org/">N Square Collaborative</a>.</em></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/playlists/132362755&color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p>
For decades, Keiko Ogura didn't talk about the US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima.
The US atomic attack on Hiroshima wiped out Sueko Hada's family, leaving her orphaned at age seven. Now her granddaughter is married to an American and raising their two children in Colorado.
This app simulates the damage of the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago on another location, such as your hometown.
A chance encounter in Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park gives an 87-year-old survivor hope that his memory will live on after he dies.
In the fourth part of a 2005 series on the lingering mental health effects of the atomic bomb, what is the psychological effect of surviving an atomic bomb blast, and the radiation that followed? Researchers say Hiroshima's survivors, often stuck living in the past, are plagued by their "maximum authority" as direct witnesses and struggle with a "lifelong encounter with death."
In the third part of a 2005 series on the lingering mental health effects of the atomic bomb, we hear from US-based Hiroshima survivors. Over the years, they have been spurned by the Japanese government, the US government and even the Japanese American establishment. Now in their later years, things are finally improving for some.
During World War Two, Japan imported Koreans to cities like Hiroshima to work, in slave-like conditions, in armaments factories. When the atomic bomb struck, thousands of Koreans were killed or injured. But the Japanese government has been slow to extend survivor benefits to Korean nationals.
In the first of a 2005 series on the lingering mental health effects of the atomic bomb, a survivor who was seven in 1945 has decided to speak publicly about her ordeal.