Rice & Roses #1233 : Nuclear Disarmament and Human Needs

This episode covers a rally in downtown Honolulu involving Japanese delegates to the United Nations against the buildup of nuclear arms in the United States and around the world. Speakers and interviews include local and Japanese union leaders; Ichiro Moritaki, a Hiroshima bombing survivor; Ryoshin Nakayoshi, Vice President All Japan Prefectural and Municipal Workers Union; Tommy Trask, Regional Director Hawaii ILWU; Kenzo Yamagami, Oita Prefectural Office (SOHYOS); Dr. Willis Butler, Physicians for Social Responsibility; Yoo Otomo, National Federation of Regional Women's Organizations; Toranori Kumamoto, Director, National Movement Bureau General Council of Trade Unions of Japan (SOHYO); Henry Epstein, Hawaii Trade Union Committee to Greet the Japanese Trade Unionists; Greg Elliot, Service Employees International Union (Local 556); and Bill Ethell who captained the Pacific Pacemaker floating protest ship from Australia. Recorded on July 27, 1982.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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