Archive for Thursday, August 6, 2015

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12:29 a.m.
The front page of the Lawrence Daily Journal-World on Monday, Aug. 6, 1945. 70 years after Hiroshima: Perspectives on the atomic bomb
August 6, 2015
Seventy years ago today, during the final stages of World War II, the United States military dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. American newspaper headlines heralded the bomb as a military triumph and scientific breakthrough. Without question, it was both. On the ground in Japan, it also was a horrific, fiery event the likes of which the world had never seen. Here are reflections on Hiroshima from several Lawrence community members. By Sara Shepherd
10:53 a.m.
Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self, and former coaches Larry Brown, Roy Williams and Ted Owens have a laugh while talking shop in preparation for the 60th Anniversary celebration of Allen Fieldhouse on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Short documentary celebrates KU basketball history; official release date set for November
August 5, 2015
A four-minute video celebrating Lawrence as “the cradle of basketball” has racked up tens of thousands of views since its Monday debut on Facebook.
11:18 a.m.
Town Talk
Payless Furniture owner who said 'Goodbye Obamaville' back selling furniture in Lawrence; City Hall spends $2,500 on friendship garden
Posted August 6, 2015
Perhaps you remember the flamboyant goodbye to Lawrence that came from the owner of Payless Furniture. If you don’t, I can give you the family-friendly ...
6:00 p.m.
Heard on the Hill
‘Helped on bomb?’ KU professor, graduates secretly designed atomic weapons at Los Alamos
Posted August 6, 2015
In the days following the United States’ bombing of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, the then-Lawrence Daily Journal-World published accounts of the bomb’s power and ...
8:00 p.m.
Town Talk
Payless Furniture owner who said 'Goodbye Obamaville' back selling furniture in Lawrence; City Hall spends $2,500 on friendship garden
Posted August 6, 2015
Perhaps you remember the flamboyant goodbye to Lawrence that came from the owner of Payless Furniture. If you don’t, I can give you the family-friendly ...

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