Barack Obama is the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima. He spoke with emotion as he acknowledged the role America played 70 years ago in dropping nuclear bombs first on Hiroshima and then, three days later, on Nagasaki. From the start, Obama has framed his purpose in this trip not as an apology, but rather, a reckoning with history. Barbara Bogaev guest hosts.
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Photo: President Barack Obama hugs atomic bomb survivor Shigeaki Mori as he visits Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan May 27, 2016. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)