Matashichi Oishi Featured on NHK

Last weekend Matashichi Oishi, author of The Day the Sun Rose in the West: Bikini, the Lucky Dragon, and I, attended a conference of the Japan Congress against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs in Fukushima, where the Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant is located. Oishi talked with residents and shared his experiences as a survivor of the U.S.’ 1954 nuclear tests in the Pacific. NHK news program “Japan 7 Days” coverage of Oishi’s Fukushima visit will be broadcast this weekend on NHK World TV and BS1 in Japan and will stream live at the NHK World TV website. After August 10, the program will be uploaded and viewable under “Recent Stories.” Visit for program times and details.