Sunday, July 14, 2013

Baltimore Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemorations

BALTIMORE HIROSHIMA-NAGASAKI COMMEMORATIONS For the 29th year, the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee will remember the atomic bombings of Japan on August 6 & 9, 1945, which killed more than 200,000 people. Other organizations involved in the commemorations are Baltimore Quaker Peace and Justice Committee of Homewood and Stony Run Meetings, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, Crabshell Alliance and Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore. HIROSHIMA COMMEMORATION on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 33rd & N. Charles Streets 5 PM Demonstrate against Johns Hopkins University’s weapons contracts, including research on killer drones, commemorate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and remember the nuclear energy disaster at Fukushima, Japan. 6 PM There will be a potluck dinner at Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles Street. 7 PM Hibakusha guest, Setsuko Thurlow, will speak about the atomic bombing. 7:30 PM There will be a performance of an anti-killer drone strike play – THE PREDATOR by Jack Gilory NAGASAKI COMMEMORATION on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles Street 7 PM Remember Nagasaki with the DVD showing of THE MAN WHO SA VED THE WORLD, followed by a discussion led by Dr. Art Milholland. 8:30 PM A discussion of the nuclear energy disaster at Fukushima.

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