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Special Coverage: Hiroshima Generations Episode 2 In the second of four special podcasts marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, we meet a survivor who lost the rest of her family in the blast. She talks about why she has broken her silence, and why her granddaughter's marriage to a former US marine is a blessing in disguise.
PRI's The World: 08/04/2015 Cecil the Zimbabwean lion, killed by an American hunter, has become a cause celebre around the world, but the outcry for one animal is leaving many Zimbabweans puzzled, considering the many human rights abuses they say are perpetrated by the Zimbabwean government. Plus, in the second part of our weeklong series "Hiroshima: Generations," we hear the story of Sueko Hada, who was seven when the atomic bomb hit and wiped out the rest of her family. For years she was silent about her experiences, but now speaks publicly with a mission to bear witness, and hopes her granddaughter will continue this after she's gone. Also, what's in your lunch? Chances are the US military had something to do with it.
Special Coverage: Hiroshima Generations Episode 1 In the first of four special podcasts marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, a chance encounter in the city's Peace Memorial Park: a 87-year-old A-bomb survivor and a 22-year-old tourist guide discuss whether dropping the bomb was necessary and whether survivors' memories can be kept alive.
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German prosecutor axed in treason row Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
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