Tsuyoshi Hasegawa

Professor of History, UC Santa Barbara

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Professor of Russian and Soviet History at the University of California, Santa Barbara and author of Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan

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This year, for the first time since 1945, the US ambassador to Japan attended the  annual commemoration  of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Should President Obama make a visit?

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This year, for the first time since 1945, the US ambassador to Japan attended the annual commemoration of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Should President Obama make a visit?

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