Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter shakes hands with Carlyn Meyer and other members of the groups J-Street and MoveOn.org as they urge him to support the Iran nuclear deal at an event in Denver. J-Street plans to spend about $5 million on ads in this fight, which is vastly dwarfed by the $20 million to $40 million from groups like AIPAC that oppose the agreement.
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Documentation of Roman Totenberg's Stradivarius violin. The instrument went missing after one of Roman's concerts but was rediscovered more than three decades later.
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The Tulane City Center helped design and build New Orleans' Grow Dat Youth Farm, which employs local, disadvantaged high school students and teaches them about urban agriculture.
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