American Friends Service Committee presents
Remembering Hiroshima Working for a Nuclear Weapons Free World
1 February - 29 February
Cambridge Public Library- Central Square Branch 45 Pearl Street Cambridge , MA
The exhibit consists of rare and deeply moving photographs of the consequences of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki A-bombings and paintings by the Hibakusha (witness/survivors of the A-Bombs.) It was given to us by Nihon Hidankyo, the Japan Confederatoin of A- & H- Bomb Sufferers Organizations.
In addition to the exhibit, we are partnering with WILPF’s First Thursday Film Series and have arranged four important public talks over the course of the month. Here’s the schedule. The film and each talk begin at 7 p.m. SHARP!
February 4 – Film “Containment” about the dangers of storing nuclear waste, with directors Peter Gibson and Robb Moss
February 9 – Joseph Gerson: Hibakusha and their quest for a nuclear weapons-free world
February 16 – Ward Wilson: The Realist Case for Eliminating Nuclear Weapons
February 18 – Hillary Chute: Graphic Novels and the Trauma of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
February 25 – Elaine Scarry: Democracy and Nuclear Weapons Cannot Co-Exist
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