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The 70th anniversary of the atom-bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was commemorated on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at the Social Hall of St.John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St, Sacramento.
The event featured Andrew Lichterman of Western States Legal Foundation, music by Chanteuses, Ideas for Action presented by Bill Durston of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Sacramento, and candle lighting ceremony by Helen Hobart and Terry Wenner of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. The event was recorded and broadcast by Access Sacramento
Andrew Lichterman, lawyer and senior policy analyst with Oakland-based Western States Legal Foundation, spoke on “Nuclear Weapons and the Dangers of Great Power Wars Today.”
He has analyzed U.S. nuclear and other strategic weapons programs, including their effect on global disarmament efforts, and on the relationship between nuclear technologies, militarism, and the global economy. He is a member of the Global Council of the Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons and serves on the Coordinating Committee of United for Peace and Justice.