MSU History Department http://wkar.org en Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering http://wkar.org/post/two-years-after-fukushima-japan-still-recovering-0 <p></p><p><em>&nbsp;Originally aired on March 14, 2013.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Two years ago, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, causing the world’s worst radiation leak since the Chernobyl accident in 1986. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 18:29:23 +0000 Current State 36131 at http://wkar.org Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering MSU now home to interviews with atomic bomb survivors http://wkar.org/post/msu-now-home-interviews-atomic-bomb-survivors <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSU’s </span><a href="http://vvl.lib.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">G. Robert Vincent Voice Library</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is now home to the largest collection of of interviews with people in the Americas who survived the bombings in Nagasaki and Hiroshima. The interviews provide insight into the global network of survivors and the issues which they continue to face. &nbsp;</span><a href="http://lymanbriggs.msu.edu/faculty/bios/user.cfm?UserID=31" style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. Naoko Wake</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a joint appointment in MSU’s </span><a href="http://history.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lyman Briggs College and the Department of History</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Naoko, who helped bring the collection to the library, discusses &nbsp;the interviews and what she’s learned from listening.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:38:24 +0000 Current State 33716 at http://wkar.org MSU now home to interviews with atomic bomb survivors Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering http://wkar.org/post/two-years-after-fukushima-japan-still-recovering <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two years ago, a massive earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. The quake triggered a tsunami which damaged the Fukushima </span>Dai-ichi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> nuclear plant, causing the world’s worst radiation leak since the Chernobyl accident in 1986. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:28:25 +0000 Current State 32671 at http://wkar.org Two years after Fukushima, Japan still recovering