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2:30 pm

THE DOCTOR’S TALE is an edited version by actor/playwright Michael Mears of NAGASAKI 1945

August 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

THE DOCTOR'S TALE is an edited version by actor/playwright Michael Mears of NAGASAKI 1945, an account by a young doctor, Tatsuichiro Akizuki, working in a small hospital in Nagasaki at the time of the second atomic bomb, detailing how he and his small staff, with very limited supplies, survived that day and the following weeks.  At […]

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6:00 pm

75th Anniversary, Nagasaki Day Plea for Peace in front of Basilica of SS Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saints Peter & Paul Cathedral Basilica, 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic incineration of Hiroshima, the U.S. dropped its second nuclear bomb, code-named “Fat Man”, on Nagasaki, Japan, killing an estimated 40,000 people, and thousands more from the delayed effects of radiation poisoning. Often called the “forgotten nuclear city”, Nagasaki, at the time, was the largest Christian population […]

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