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Hiroshima Anniversary #305700

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 05, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Kyoto, Japan) United States military's initial targeting of Kyoto for atomic bombing and later change of plans designating Hiroshima examined. [Dr. Mikio KATO - notes Kyoto's emotional importance to Japanese culture.] Historical films shown. Secretary of War Henry Stimson's role in saving Kyoto discussed. [Truman AIDE - recalls Stimson's argument to Harry Truman against bombing Kyoto.] [Buddhist priest and scholar Yasu SAKAKIBARA - notes cultural tragedy in destroying the past.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob

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