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Michael Krepon quoted in The Japan Times on Stimson Center Photo Donation to Hiroshima Museum

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 A set of photo panels used to brief American leaders on the impact of the 1945 atomic bombings of Japan might be donated to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

The images are in the collection of the Stimson Center in Washington, a think tank. The center said it hopes images of devastation will help remind museum visitors that nuclear weapons must never be used again.

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Michael Krepon, cofounder of the Stimson Center, said the think tank preserved the images to remind the world that nuclear weapons must never again be used.

“As this is also the mission of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, we decided to donate them, as more people would have the opportunity to witness them there than at our center,” he said.

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