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.
2:45 | 05/27/16

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Transcript for President Obama in Hiroshima: 'Death Fell From the Sky'
71 years ago. I bright. Cloudless morning. Fell from the sky than the world was changed. The flash of light. The wall of fire. Destroyed a city. And demonstrated that mankind. Possessed the means. To destroy itself. What are we come to this place. That a Russian. We come to ponder. The terrible force. Unleashed. In the not so distant past. We come to mourn the dead. Including over. A 100000. Japanese men. Women and children. Thousands of Koreans. A dozen Americans held prisoner. They're souls who speak to us. And ask us to look into work. Take stock of who we are. And what we might become. The world. Was forever changed her. But today. The children of the city. We'll go through their day in peace. What a precious thing that it's. There's worth protecting. And then extending to every child. That is the future. We can choose. The future in which. Hiroshima. And Nagasaki. And no not. As the dawn. Of atomic warfare. But as the start. Of our own moral awakening.

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