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Revisiting Still Here: The 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima With Mary Dickson On Monday's Access Utah

Salt Lake Tribune

A coalition of organizations hosted a national virtual event in August on the 75th anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to commemorate the survivors of nuclear weapons and production. Still Here: 75 Years of Shared Nuclear Legacy included highlights from local events, stories from survivors, and a look toward a future free from nuclear threats.

Salt Lake City writer Mary Dickson, a long-time advocate for downwinders and the playwright of Exposed, was a featured speaker at the event. Mary Dickson was recognized by the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility for her lifetime work on behalf of downwinders. She is our guest for the hour today.

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.