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2010-02-15 13:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (UTC/GMT: Tuesday, March 2, 01:00 to 03:00), via a live videoconference/webcast. This event, presented by Webster University (www.webster.edu) and its Holden Public Policy Forum, will be a first-of-its-kind symbolic meeting between President Truman and Hiroshima since the tragic events...

2006-08-05 21:44:26

HIROSHIMA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people from around the world gathered in Hiroshima on Sunday to pray for peace and urge the world to abandon nuclear weapons on the 61st anniversary of the first atomic bombing. In an annual ritual to mourn the more than 220,000 people who ultimately died from the blast, a crowd including survivors, children and dignitaries gathered at the Peace Memorial Park, near ground zero where the bomb was dropped. "Radiation, heat, blast and their...

2006-08-05 20:31:26

By Issei Kato HIROSHIMA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people from around the world gathered in Hiroshima on Sunday to pray for peace and urge the world to abandon nuclear weapons on the 61st anniversary of the first atomic bombing. In an annual ritual to mourn the more than 220,000 people who ultimately died from the blast, a crowd including survivors, children and dignitaries gathered at the Peace Memorial Park, near ground zero where the bomb was dropped. "Radiation, heat,...

2005-08-05 20:19:47

By George Nishiyama HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people from around the world gathered in Hiroshima on Saturday to mark the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city and to renew calls for the abolition of nuclear arms. The anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing comes as regional powers continue talks in Beijing to urge North Korea to give up its nuclear program, seen by Tokyo as a threat and one of the reasons behind rising calls in Japan to...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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