A dramatic reading of John Hersey’s journalistic masterpiece “Hiroshima” written following his journey to Japan in the months following the U.S. atomic bombing Aug. 6, 1945. Starring Tyne Daly, Ruby Dee and Roscoe Lee Brown, Daniel Benzali, Roscoe Lee Browne, Esther K. Chae, Michael Chinyamurindi, Tony Plana, Jeanne Sakata, Chris Toshima and John Valentine.
The Pacifica Radio Archives’ recording of John Hersey’s journalistic masterpiece “Hiroshima” received a National Federation of Community Broadcasters Special Merit Award in the Radio Drama category.
Produced by Brian DeShazor and Mark Torres, in association with Artists United and The Feminist Majority. Adapted for radio by John Valentine. Directed by Michael Haney. Music by Mark Snow.