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Leslie A. Sussan was born and
raised in Manhattan, and now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her
daughter Kendra and their cat, Neko-chan. She graduated from Bryn Mawr
College and Georgetown Law School.
Over a long career as an attorney, she litigated for the U.S.
Department of Justice, represented migrant farmworkers and abused
children, and has now served for fourteen years as an administrative
appellate judge for the federal government.
She attends Friends Meeting in Maryland. She and Kendra lived in Hiroshima for a year in 1987-88.
ONLINE, FROM WASHINGTON DC
On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of
Hiroshima, Leslie A. Sussan will participate in a virtual event hosted
by the D.C. Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Committee. The 39th annual
National Capital Area Hiroshima Commemoration will feature a rare
showing of Lost Generation, a color documentary about the destruction of
Hiroshima and Nagasaki, produced by the Ten-Feet campaign using footage
from Herbert Sussan’s crew. Leslie A. Sussan, author of Choosing Life,
will discuss how her father, Herbert Sussan, directed the filming of
Hiroshima and Nagasaki and spent the rest of his life trying to get the
footage released. Register directly here.
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