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What happened at Hiroshima was not only that a scientific breakthrough had occurred and that a great part of the population of a city had been burned to death, but that the problem of the relation of the triumphs of modern science to the human purposes of man had been explicitly defined.

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Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the modernist school of poetry.

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