George Takei Visits Hiroshima, Honors 'A City With A Tragic Past, Now Devoted To Peace'

August 6, 2014 2:13 PM

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As the world commemorates the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Wednesday, activist and actor George Takei is spreading a message of peace.

In the video above, the Japanese actor -- known for his past role in "Star Trek" and today as a social media icon -- shares solemn reflections of Aug. 6, 1945. On the day the U.S. dropped the bomb on the Japanese port city, Takei was 8 years old and imprisoned in an internment camp in California. He...

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