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President Obama Embraces Hiroshima Survivor During Historic Visit
President Barack Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, met several survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing during his trip to the nation. The president laid a wreath at the cenotaph in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and said he visited the historic site to mourn those
Obama Uses Hiroshima Visit as Opportunity to Urge No Nukes
With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons
The Latest: UN Chief Welcomes Obama's Hiroshima Visit
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hopes U.S. President Barack Obama's trip to Hiroshima will inspire new concrete actions leading to a nuclear-free world
President Obama Hugs Survivor of Hiroshima Bombing
The president visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial to mourn the Japanese, Korean and American victims of the world's first atomic blast in World War II.
Quotes From Obama's Historic Hiroshima Visit
Some quotes from the first visit by a serving U.S. president to Hiroshima on Friday, 71 years after U.S. forces dropped an atomic bomb on the city in western Japan during World War II. ——— BARACK OBAMA, president of the United States "We stand here in the middle of this city and
Obama's Hug of Hiroshima Survivor Epitomizes Historic Visit
President Barack Obama may have faced the legacy of Hiroshima most directly with his embrace of a man who survived the devastating atomic blast
President Obama Makes History in Hiroshima
Obama became the first sitting president to travel to Hiroshima since the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb there in 1945.
President Obama Urges 'Moral Awakening' During His Historic Visit to Hiroshima
"Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed," President Obama began, imagining the horror of Aug. 6, 1945. "A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed the city. It demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself."
President Obama in Hiroshima: 'Death Fell From the Sky'
After laying a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, President Obama mourned the Japanese, Korean and American victims of the world's first atomic blast in World War II.