Part 2: Air Force Magazine Articles and Editorials
- War Stories at Air and Space
At the Smithsonian, history grapples with cultural angst
- The Decision That Launched the Enola Gay
In April 1945, the new President learned the most closely held
secret of the war
- "The Last Actí at Air and Space
The Enola Gay exhibit still lacks balance and still is emotionally
charged, but the
Smithsonian says the plans are final.
- Museum Proposes to Change Enola Gay Exhibition
- The Three Doctors and the Enola Gay
Under fire from Congress and public opinion, curators at the Air and
Museum are making changes to their plan for exhibiting the famous B-29.
- Editorial: Airplanes in the Mist
People come to the Air and Space Museum to see restored airplanes, not
for counterculture pageants and spiels about the ozone layer.
- Air and Space Museum Hit By Academic Backlash,
- Political Exhibit Crashes at the Smithsonian,
- Smithsonian Continues the Cleanup, April 1995
- Editorial: Japanís Struggle With History
The truth is that imperial Japan started the war, waged it savagely, and
refused to surrender until the bombs fell.
- Air and Space Museum Director Resigns, June 1995
- Exhibit Blunders Force Smithsonian Probe, July
- Presenting the Enola Gay, August 1995
- The Activists and the Enola Gay
The Smithsonian has cleaned up its act, but the cause lives on with
claim we bamboozled the press, Congress, and the public.
- The Revelations of Martin Harwit
The former director of the National Air and Space Museum has written a
book about the Enola Gay controversy.