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Debate: The amorality of ‘Oppenheimer’

As part of the research for “Hiroshima Nagasaki: The Real Story of the Atomic Bombings and Their Aftermath”, published in 2013 by Penguin Random House (UK) and Pan Macmillan (US), author Paul Ham interviewed 80 survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb attacks.

The ghost of a little Japanese girl attended the Oscar celebrations last week.

Nobody noticed her.

She sat in the wings, her face seared, her blood poisoned, her skin marked after countless grafts, her mind scarred by the memory of the events in Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.

They were the…

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