Hiroshima: Why The Bomb Was Dropped (1996)
What convinced the Truman Administration to use the atomic bomb on Japan? Were non-civilian areas originally targeted? Was the Japanese government willing to surrender before the bombing? Host Peter Jennings examines these and other questions in an ABC News special that features incredible footage of Hiroshima after the bomb was dropped and the human toll. 67 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
- Roger Goodman
- Black & White / Color
- DVD Fullscreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Peter Jennings, Gar Alperowitz, Barton Bernstein, John Dower, Stanley Anderson, Ralph Cosham, Walt MacPherson, David Marks, Jennifer Mendenhall, Kyle Prue, Alexander Serotin, Dick Stilwell, Henry Strozier