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Boston Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Students from Showa Academy perform “Soran Bushi” folkdance

Students from Showa Academy perform “Soran Bushi” folkdance

Tim Bullock of Leverett Peace Pagoda leads the procession through the Public Garden

Tim Bullock of Leverett Peace Pagoda leads the procession through the Public Garde

Sounding the taiko

Sounding the taiko

Ken Yarbrough reads City Council proclamation calling for abolition of nuclear weapons

Ken Yarbrough reads Boston City Council resolution calling for abolition of nuclear weapons

As part of our series of events to remember the seventieth anniversary of the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, MAPA is holding a commemorative event in the Copley Square area of Boston.

Assemble at First Church of Boston, 66 Marlborough St (corner of Berkeley) – Procession through Public Garden – Dance, Music, Information at Copley Square

Leverett Peace Pagoda walkers

Songs by Anne Goodwin and Janet Connerney

Koto by Akino and Yoshino Watanabe

Soran Bushi dancers, Showa Institute

Taiko Drumming

Rev. Herb Taylor, Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church

Elaine Scarry, Harvard, author Thermonuclear Monarchy

Rashin Khosravibavandpouri, Iranian-born journalist

David Rothauser, Memory Productions

Peter Moyer, Physicians for Social Responsibility 

Guntram Mueller, Boston Downwinders

City Council Resolution

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No more Hiroshimas!

No more Nagasakis!

70 Years – Never Again!

Abolish Nuclear Weapons!

Yes to the Iran nuclear agreement!

Stop Modernizing US Nuclear Weapons!

For Peace and Justice!

We hope to see you there!

Details

Date:
August 6, 2015
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Organizer

Massachusetts Peace Action
Phone:
617 354 2169
Email:
info@masspeaceaction.org
Website:
http://masspeaceaction.org/

Venue

First Church in Boston
66 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
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Phone:
(617) 267-6730
Website:
http://www.firstchurchboston.org/