Wednesday, August 9, 2006
What has the world learned since the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Host Tom Fudge speaks to a local Nagasaki bombing survivor about the lasting impact the attack has had on her life. He also gets perspective on the effects of nuclear weapons, and speaks to a local filmmaker who has made several documentaries about Japanese atomic-bomb survivors.
If you are interested in hearing more of Sue and Lonnie Carpenter's story, Full Focus will be airing a segment that Shin Takeda produced tonight at 6:30 p.m. on KPBS-TV.
- Fumie Schutz , local survivor of the Nagasaki bombing.
- Lonnie Carpenter , husband of Nagasaki bombing survivor Sue Carpenter. He is a retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief.
- Shinpei Takeda , freelance documentary filmmaker. He has worked on several documentary films about Japanese atomic-bomb survivors living in San Diego, Brazil and other Latin American countries.
- Arjun Makhijani , president of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. He has written extensively on health and environmental effects of nuclear weapons.