From 1945 to 1962, the United States military detonated hundreds of nuclear bombs in the atmosphere. George Yoshitake, 82, speaks about his experiences documenting the explosions and their destructive effects.
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This slideshow is good journalism because it presents a really effective way to talk about such a huge incident in history. The photos along with the voice of George Yoshitake, who is one of the few cameramen still alive and who also had family in Japan at the time of the bomb gives a really insightful anecdote. There is also a variety of photos, a lot of which I had never seen before, and while they went with the audio viewers can also click through the photos at their own pace.