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Hope Begins on July 16th
Location:Pier 39 & 35 San Francisco

The program on July 16th

This epic walk for humanity begins on the northern walkway between Pier 35 and world famous Pier 39, with the Tall Ship Nippon Maru as the back drop. The Japanese community from throughout California will be present, together with people from all over the world who will send off the Monks by walking together with them from Pier 39 to SBC Park. After which, the main caravan of motor homes, walkers, and monks will travel through 250 communities that will carry the “Atomic Flame” together with the Monks for a short distance, to share this historic experience with hundreds of peace-walkers from all over the world as they journey to the Trinity Site. The walk is being filmed and will be shown throughout the world as part of a two-hour global television special.

It is anticipated that the program on July 16t would proceed as follows:

10:00 a.m: Gathering at the walkway between Piers 39 & 35
11:00 a.m: Invited Public Speakers
11:20 a.m:Guest Musicians

    • Dr. Gunnar Westberg (IPPNW 1985 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
    • Dr. Robert Gould (PSR)
    • Michael Christ (IPPNW -1985 Nobel Peace Prize)
    • Takashi Tanemori ( A-bomb survivor, Hiroshima)
    • Senator Shoukichi Kina –Japan
    • Dr. Bruce Blair –Center for Defense Information, Washington DC
    • Steven Seagal

12:00 pm: Walk begins

1:00 pm: SF portion of walk ends at SBC Park, Monks continue…

Route Map and Schedule

Route Map
Walk Schedule
Schedule on July 16-17

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