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2018 Hiroshima Commemoration: March, Rally & Symbolic “Die-In” | Livermore

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Monday, August 6, 2018 - 8:00 am to 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Livermore National Laboratory | 7000 East Ave, Livermore, CA

Commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the place where new nuclear weapons are being created today.

At 8 am, the morning kicks off with a rally with famed whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka, an atomic bomb survivor, plus experts and movement leaders.

At 9:30 am, join the procession to the Livermore Lab West Gate to block the entrance with a Japanese bon dance and symbolic die-in with music by Gen yu kai performing Okinawan string music. Following the die-in, those who choose will peaceably risk arrest.

2018 Hiroshima Day Commemoration
Monday, August 6, 2018 | 8 am: Rally; 9:30 am: March
Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab, Vasco Rd and Patterson Pass Rd, Livermore

8 am Rally Program:

  • Daniel Ellsberg, famed whistleblower, author, The Doomsday Machine
  • Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka, atomic bomb survivor
  • Professor Christine Hone, UC Santa Cruz expert on Korea
  • With movement leaders: Carole Hisasue, Dr. Bob Gould, Pennie Opal Plant, Fred Norman, Jacki Cabasso, and Marylia Keley
  • Music by Oakland Mind

Reserve your seat in a free vanpool from the Dublin-Pleasanton BART Station, while seats lasts.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music
Address: 7000 East Ave, Livermore, CA

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