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Shadows for Peace – March 21, 2015

PSR-LA Board Member Dr. Jimmy Hara will moderate “Shadows For Peace, For The Sake of the Children: The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Experience forum” on March 19 at Chapman University in Oranfe and at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on March 21.

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Science & Policy Update June 2014: Nuclear Threats

On June 9 a newly declassified report by Sandia National Laboratory was released which revealed new details about the near detonation of a hydrogen bomb over North Carolina in 1961. The report, published by the National Security Archive, confirmed much of what had been disclosed about the “Goldsboro incident” last year in Eric Schlosser’s book Command and Control. After decades of denying that the crash of a B-52 bomber carrying two multi-megaton hydrogen bombs could have resulted in detonation, we now know that an explosion was just barely averted.

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February 5 – SSFL Work Group Meeting

Learn more about the nuclear and chemical contamination at the Santa Susana Field Lab (SSFL) and efforts to clean it up at SSFL Work Group meeting on February 5th at 6:30 pm at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 E. Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley, CA 93065.

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August 6 – Hiroshima Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

A public candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the 26-foot-tall nuclear mushroom cloud “Chain Reaction” peace sculpture in the Santa Monica Civic Center to remember the victims of the August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and to support efforts leading to a nuclear weapons-free world.