Hiroshima Saved Lives

(First published July 30, 2010) August 6 will mark the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. There have been violent protests against the United States for its use of the atomic bomb to end the Second World War. Continue reading Hiroshima Saved Lives

A Glimpse of the Home Front

Our apartment looked out over the Hudson River. A few days after December 7, the air-raid sirens sounded for the first time in New York City. I stood with my step-father looking out at the river, wondering what would happen. Continue reading A Glimpse of the Home Front