Oak Ridgers support Obama’s trip to Hiroshima

It appears that President Obama’s planned trip to Hiroshima, Japan, is garnering support in Oak Ridge, where Manhattan Project facilities produced the enriched uranium for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in World War II.

News Sentinel reporter Bob Fowler has the story.

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