Dr. James Yamazaki

Radiozine on 08/06/08

Air date: 
Wed, 08/06/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Dave Mazza speaks with two participants in upcoming Portland events for Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Dr. James N. Yamazaki is UCLA professor emeritus in pediatrics. At the age of 33, Yamazaki was the lead physician of the 1949 U.S. Atomic Bomb Medical Team, studying the effects of nuclear bombing on children in Nagasaki, in which more than 100,000 persons died directly, with hundreds of thousands more being exposed directly and indirectly to the bomb. He helped establish the website Children of the Bomb. Pamela Vergun is editor and translator of "A Dimly Burning Wick: Memoir from the Ruins of Hiroshima.

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