How Obama Will Redefine Hiroshima

May 27, 2016 12:44 AM

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A president who’s never shied away from moral complexity steps onto his most challenging stage yet.

Americans have not always relished scrutiny of the atomic blast that decimated Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945. No sitting president has ever visited the city, and in 1996, the United States and China rejected a Japanese proposal that Hiroshima become a World Heritage site. But on Friday, Barack...

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