A survivor speaks of his experience surviving the atomic bomb

A talk by Takaaki Morikawa at Greenfield Community College, 4/29/2011

Takaaki Morikawa, a survivor of the Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, shared his personal history of the event using a power point presentation and a film dramatically illustrating the devastating effects of the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.   Mr. Morikawa’s presentation described Hiroshima in the past and as it is now. He discussed the nature of the atomic bomb and its tragic effects, as well as black rain and the effects of radiation. He laid out his impressions of the threat of nuclear weaponry on our planet and discussed what he sees as the path toward world peace.