Truman Assassination Speech Analysis

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Opening speech The UN Charter was signed on the 26th of June 1945, and became enforced on the 24th of October 1945. And so , we used that charter to convict 22 Nazis, of whom eleven were given the death penalty, three were acquitted, three were given life imprisonment and four were given imprisonment ranging from 10 to 20 years. if we do not follow the law that we created and convict Truman, then we have no right to say that any of those 22 Nazis were war criminals. As the evidence will show more than 200,000 people were brutally murdered during the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. the land was laid to waste, and anything within a 1 mile radius was turned to ashe. Susuma Kimura, a witness of the bomb’s effect and how people suffered because…show more content…
The opposition would claim that the people were aware of a bomb and that the Japanese committed similar crimes by attacking pearl harbor. As for the claim that an attack was justified, one crime cannot justify another. And for the claim that the Japanese knew of the invasion, If all the 15 countries that Hitler invaded had pamphlets tossed at them from the sky warning them of an invasion just hours before he started his campaign would we still think of him as a murderer? would a warning change the fact that Hitler was a war criminal? as the evidence would later prove, Truman knew fairly well of that the initial targets of his Fat Man and Little Boy were not purely military because otherwise he would not have ordered dropping of pamphlets warning the citizens of an invasion. According to international law ,Truman should suffer life in prison for the crimes of using WMD and exterminating the Japanese people at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. If a murderer of 200,000 civilians is not considered a war criminal, then no one ever was and no one will ever be considered a war criminal. If the murder of 200,000 goes unnoticed, even celebrated then we have no right to call for justice. We initiated the international laws so that no man regardless of power or hierarchy can escape justice, and so I ask you to abide by the rules that we created and convict Truman of manslaughter, extermination, and inhumane acts against the civilians of Hiroshima and
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