Re: answer to "Journalists and the Bomb"

Chip Taylor (
Mon, 7 Aug 2000 16:04:05 -0700 (PDT)

I was emailed this information in reference to my Global Connections Series:
"Journalists and the Bomb
By Uday Mohan and Leo Maley III
Every August, the American news media note the anniversary of one of
the most
important events of the twentieth century--the atomic bombing of two
Japanese cities.
The op-ed was distributed on August 1 by History News Service."

Following on that, I strongly recommend "Japan: Hiroshima - Warning to the
This new release offers 20 minutes of the most compelling footage I've ever
viewed in my 25 years in this business. See SERIES: GLOBAL CONNECTIONS
"I write this as a warning to the world..." headlined London's Daily Express
in 1945. The story was filed by Wilfred Burchett, the first Western
journalist into Hiroshima after the atomic bomb explosion on August 6, 1945.
What Burchett saw profoundly affected his life. In one hospital the patients
wanted to kill him and he was forced to flee. Others begged him for a cure
to the disease he christened "Atomic Plague."