Amanpour and Company

Lessons for the World on Nuclear Weapons

Clip: 08/05/2022 | 17m 37s

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77 years ago this weekend, the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, snuffing out 70,000 lives in an instant and announcing the arrival of the atomic age. All these years later, the world is struggling with the legacy of the bomb’s invention. Historian Evan Thomas discusses Hiroshima and its implications with Walter Isaacson.

Aired: 08/05/22 | Rating: NR

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