Regional
3:07 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Marking the 65th Anniversary of the Decision to Use Atomic Weapons at the End of World War Two

Bowling Green, KY – President Harry Truman was known for making tough decisions, and is remembered as the President who said , "the buck stops here." But few decisions could have been more difficult than the one he made to use atomic weapons in bombing missions against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in August of 1945.

WKU Public Radio has produced a special documentary report on that decision.