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Hiroshima Bombing / Anniversary / Enola Gay #124069

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 06, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Ceremonies in Hiroshima, Japan, on anniversary of dropping of atomic bomb on city noted; scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Silver Hill, MD: Jim Slade) Restoration of Enola Gay, plane that dropped bomb, reported; historical scenes shown of Enola Gay and the bomb on board. [Pilot Paul TIBBETS - recalls the weapon and plane's assignment.] Aerial and ground photos shown of Hiroshima. [Tailgunner Bob CARON - describes the mushroom cloud raised by bomb.] Plane shown at Smithsonian Institution's restoration facility in Silver Hill, MD. [TIBBETS - comments on event that changed the world.] Debate over President Harry Truman's decision to drop bomb reiterated.

Donaldson, Sam;
Slade, Jim

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