Monthly Archives: June 2009

No Biden talk

On a trip earlier this month, Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba addressed U.S. counterparts on efforts to stop nuclear proliferation. But, as the Hiroshima Peace Media Center reported, he didn’t get a chance to lobby top Obama administration officials for a…

DVDs and Hiroshima

I had a chance today to talk with Minoru Maeda, an animation director and teacher who did a beautiful movie on the atomic bombing. He was born in 1970, but recalls family stories of the bombing and its aftermath as…

Hiroshima mayor to visit U.S.

Hiroshima’s Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba will travel to the United States next week on a trip that will include a speech to American mayors about the anti-nuclear and peace movement. Akiba has good connections in the United States and could have…