An anti-nuclear film with footage from recently declassified films and photographs from the US Archives graphically showing Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the atomic bomb explosions. Also includes scenes of the 1953 testing of a hydrogen bomb in Nevada. Focuses on the wounds, scars, radiation sickness, and suffering. Questions the American build-up of nuclear arms.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)