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Saturday, May 28, 2016
President Obama's Hiroshima Speech
On May 27 President Obama made more history in an already historic presidency. He because the first sitting US president to travel to Hiroshima, where the first atomic bomb was droppedon August 6, 1945.
Ten other US presidents had declined to do so, but President Obama didn't.
While the right wingers here in the US have predictably gone off the deep end about it, the rest of the world and reality based America have praised him doing so and the speech he gave in front of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial marking the Ground Zero spot above where the bomb exploded..