Reading Time: 7 minutes Excerpt from new book on how President Harry Truman, the FBI, and Hollywood corrupted what was to be an idealistic anti-bomb movie into… pro-bomb propaganda.
Reading Time: 6 minutes We revisit past coverage in ‘Hiroshima Series, Part II,’ as Greg Mitchell documents how film crews capturing the devastation had their work classified from public consumption.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In ‘Hiroshima Series, Part I,’ Greg Mitchell examines how far US officials went to keep the American people in the dark —- unaware of the Bomb’s full human consequences.
Reading Time: 7 minutes To provide context for President Obama’s upcoming visit to Hiroshima, we revisit our past coverage — which revealed Hollywood’s crucial role in the Military-Industrial Complex’s attempts to shape American minds, exemplified by its sanitizing the horrors of the atomic bomb.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hollywood has always played a crucial role in the Military-Industrial Complex’s attempts to shape American minds and policy. Its role in sanitizing the horrors of Hiroshima is a powerful example.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The third installment in our series on how the worst of the devastation caused by the atomic bomb was deliberately concealed from Americans for decades.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki suffered unspeakable horrors. But some in the U.S. government didn’t want Americans to see what really happened. Here, the first in a three-part series. Revelations abound.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the final part of our series, the story of the color film of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that was locked and hidden from Americans—and even the Japanese—for decades. Frame by frame, the footage captured the horrors. If not for certain people, almost no one would have ever seen it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The second installment of our series on how the worst devastation caused by the Atomic bomb was deliberately concealed from Americans for decades.