Rethinking The Bomb

Seventy years ago this month, the U.S. decimated the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with atomic bombs. At the time, the bombings were viewed as a quick – and even lifesaving – end to World War II. This hour, we’ll talk about how views have changed in the years since with UMass Amherst history professor Christian Appy, who writes about the topic for Salon.