Show rundown for 8/5/2005

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Iraq Update

The U.S. armed forces are experiencing high casualties amidst a new operation dubbed "Quick Strike." We turn to Jonathan Finer for an update on the military situation in Iraq.

Notes Recount A-Bomb's Devastation

Author Anthony Weller recently discovered his father's long-lost accounts of Nagasaki.

The Forgiveness of Nations

The atomic bombings have created a painful heritage for Japan and the U.S. that may be overcome through the long process of forgiveness.

Walking the Walk

For the past week, a Boston pastor has been living in a neighborhood he says is infested with drug dealers and other criminals.

Ohio Remembers Fallen Marines

Today, in Cleveland, Ohio, a prayer vigil will be held for the 14 Marine reservists from Ohio who were killed in western Iraq this week.

Wartime Propaganda

American propaganda was used to encourage anger and a wartime desire for revenge against the Japanese.

This program aired on August 5, 2005.

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