Trinity Downwinders: 75 Years And Waiting
"Report From Santa Fe" with Lorene Mills - see interview with Tina Cordova on PBS! More information below.
For a list of other events scheduled around the 75th anniversary, see below.
75th Commemoration Events for Trinity, Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Prepared by Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium
July 9, 2020
7/11 – 7/13/20 “Report from Santa Fe” with Lorene Mills. Tina Cordova, Co-founder, Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium (TBDC)
7/12 – 7/13 Albuquerque Journal two-part series on the Manhattan Project and Its Legacy
7/13/20 Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, USA (WILPF US) sponsored webinar: "Radioactive New Mexico, From Trinity to Now.”
7/15 – 7/16 A Day of Prayer for Forgiveness and Protection at the Trinity Site, by The Center for Christian Non-Violence.
5:30 pm Zoom meeting begins for the 24-hour event
6:00 pm Mass live streamed from vigil site, F. Simon Carlan, OSF
7:00 pm Invitation to pray and reflect, repeated on the hour
- 20 minutes to say the Rosary
- 20 minutes of silence and/or bring your own spiritual practice
- 20 minutes of video excerpts from topics on the creation and detonation of the first nuclear bomb in history
This hourly cycle is repeated at the top of every hour rotating the
Mysteries of the Rosary, silent time, and the video content up to
Detonation Time. The cycle resumes at 6:00 am after the
observance of Detonation Time.
5:00 am Detonation Time Preparation and Countdown
5:29:45 am Detonation Time, Detonation Observance, Song
6:00 pm Mass live streamed from vigil site, Fr. Simon Carian, OSF
7:00 pm Day of Prayer closes
Wed. 7/15 8 pm MDT - Int’l Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons After Trinity: 75 years of resistance webinar with Tina Cordova, TBDC.
Sun. 8/2 3 pm MDT - Veterans for Peace Virtual 2020 Convention New Mexico Plenary with Tina Cordova, TBDC, and Joni Arends, CCNS
Th. 8/6 6 pm MDT - Pace e Bene 75 th Anniversary Hiroshima Day One-Hour Online Commemoration.
Sun. 8/9 4 pm MDT - “The Bomb: Understanding its History and the Hope for a Nuclear-Free Future,” with James Nolan, author of Atomic Doctors, at City Lights Bookstore webinar.
4 pm MDT - Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom USA (WILPF US) “ One Sunny Day, Remembering Hiroshima" webinar featuring author and Hiroshima survivor, Dr. Hideko Tamura Snider.
And check out the WILPF US 75th Anniversary Timeline to discover information about key events in 1945, which was the year both the United Nations and nuclear weapons were created.
Sun. 8/9 #still here: 75 Years of Shared Nuclear Legacy -