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Hiroshima Anniversary #305644

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 03, 1985
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(Studio) Upcoming 40th anniversary of United States atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, noted; films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Hiroshima, Japan) Efforts of Hiroshima survivors disfigured by blast to cope with their trauma featured. [Survivors Shigeko SASAMORI and Michiko YAMAMOKA - (in English and through translator) describe bombing.] Group known as Hiroshima Maidens examined; historical films and photos shown. [SASAMORI and YAMAMOKA - (in English and through translator, respectively) recall peers' taunting of their disfigurement, fear of going to United States for plastic surgery.] Reunion of 12 Hiroshima Maidens with their postwar sponsor Norman Cousins described, shown. [SASAMORI - feels bomb's victims want survivors not to let world forget.]
REPORTER: David Jackson

Jackson, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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