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Hope for One Nation, Pain and Suffering for the Other

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Hope for One Nation, Pain and Suffering for the Other

Short | 03:48

After President Truman informed the public of the Hiroshima bombing, hope began to return to the United States. At the same time, the scale of devastation it wrought was just starting to become clear in Japan.

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    Apr 28
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    Apr 29
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    • 1:00am
    May 15

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The key scientists of the Manhattan Project. The pilot who navigated Enola Gay over its target. The man who broke the news to Truman that the bomb had been dropped. And the citizens of Hiroshima who somehow survived to see their city obliterated. These are the stories of August 6, 1945, the day that launched the atomic age, told by the people who were there. Through their heroic, harrowing, and heartbreaking accounts, we relive the tragic day that hastened the end of a war and changed the world forever.

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