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Hiroshima / Bomb Survivors #241730

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1975
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(Studio) 30 years after Hiroshima, Japan, bombing, survivors lobby for US compensation.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Aya ENFEKI - describes blast.] Defense Department film shows bombing. 4 sq. mile destroyed; 78,000 killed and 50,000 hurt. Congress bill offers compensation for victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki blasts. Bill to pay for med. expenses of survivors who are American citizens or awaiting citizenship. [Representative Edward ROYBAL - says United States has moral responsibility to take care of those affected by blast.] Pentagon report says injuries from combat and US never paid for combat claims. [Jane IWASHIKA - says doesn't consider self normal person after blast.] Representatives of Japan-American group to demand stronger legislature remedies for injuries.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike

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