Hiroshima & Nagasaki Vigil Aug. 6 & 7 - Ashland, Oregon

 
Annual Hiroshima & Nagasaki Vigil in Ashland to Feature "Nuclear Maze"
Friday August 6, 2010, 8:00 AM to Saturday August 7, 7:00 PM Ashland Plaza

On the 65th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) invites the public to a series of programs commemorating that event. The theme of this year's vigil is "Citizen Action for a Nuclear Free World," reflecting the importance of citizen involvement on nuclear issues. Vital background information on these issues will be presented at 7 PM on Thursday August 5 at the Ashland Library. Speakers include Jay Mullen, Hanford Downwinder and Professor of History at Southern Oregon University, Danny Wahpepah of Red Earth Descendants, and Herb Rothschild, organizer of the Rogue Valley Campaign for Nuclear Abolition.

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