Japan Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center
Truman’s Terrible Choice, 75 Years Ago
President Truman authorized the use of the atomic bombs thinking, rightly, that doing so would save American and Japanese lives by shocking Japan into surrender. Given the available options, it was the correct choice.
Balloonists & Cherry Blossoms
On “Clouds in a Bag” at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center & “Inventing Utamaro” at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.