Kresta in the Afternoon – August 27, 2014 – Hour 1

+  The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan

  • Description: This month we commemorated the anniversaries of the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Today we discuss the morality of the decision with Fr. Wilson Miscamble, author of The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan. We explore the American use of atomic bombs, the role these weapons played in the defeat of the Japanese Empire, and Harry Truman's decision making regarding this most controversial of all his decisions.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Wilson Miscamble
      Fr. Miscamble is a professor of US History at the University of Notre Dame
    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan
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+  The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan (continued)

+  The Most Controversial Decision: Truman, the Atomic Bombs, and the Defeat of Japan (continued)

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