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    Book Discussion on Fukushima

    Edwin Lyman talked about his book, Fukushima, in which he looks at what happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 and the damage it caused around the world. In his…

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    U.S.-Japan Military Relations

    Secretary Chuck Hagel and Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera held a joint news conference following a meeting at the Pentagon. Topics included Japan’s announcement on…

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    Japanese American Archives

    Lorraine Crouse, curator for the Japanese American Collection at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, talked about the Japanese history in Salt Lake City. topics…

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    Asia-Pacific Missile Defense

    Panelists talked about missile defense in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics included the nuclear threat from North Korea, and the regional influence of China and Japan. Former…

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    President Obama Tokyo News Conference

    President Obama held a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo.

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    Japanese Economic Growth

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He talked about economic reform in Japan.

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    Book Discussion on Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day. USA Today correspondent Kirk Spitzer also spoke by phone about the tension between Japan and China over China’s…

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    State Department Briefing on East China Sea

    Jen Psaki responded to questions about U.S. military flights in the East China Sea in the air space of islands disputed by China and Japan. This is a brief portion of the daily State…

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    Ambassador to Japan Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to be U.S. ambassador to Japan. Ms. Kennedy answered questions on trade, nuclear…

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    Japanese American Legacy Project

    Tom Ikeda, director of Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, talked about the project and its collection of oral histories about the Japanese immigrant experience. The…

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    Pacific War Turning Point

    Historians talked about the turning point in the Pacific theater during World War II. Craig Symonds argued the Battle of Midway was the decisive engagement that shifted momentum in the…

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    U.S.-Japan Relations

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera held a news conference following their bilateral meeting. Among the topics they addressed were North Korean…

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    Japanese Finance Minister on the World Economy

    Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso described the impact of his government’s monetary policy on the Japanese economy and the value of the Yen. He focused on the problem of…

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    U.S.-Japan Relations

    Following a meeting with President Obama meeting, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about their agreement to improve trade relations between their two countries as well as the prime…

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    Presifent Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a White House meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Abe.

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    Japanese Prime Minister Policy Speech

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made his first policy speech to Japanese National Diet in Tokyo since being re-elected as prime minister.

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    Japan's 2011 Earthquake

    Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima…

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    The Greatest Generation, The Pacific

    World War Two veterans talked about their experiences fighting in the Pacific Theater. R.V. Burgin reflected on his time in the Marine Corps as described in his book, Islands of the…

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    Clifton Truman Daniel with Hiroshima and Nagasaki Survivors

    Clifton Truman Daniel, a grandson of President Truman, and atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki met with students from Bayside High School in New York City. They talked…

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