Japanese Culture and Lifestyle

Ms. Wotjean and Ms. Doi discussed the homogeneity of the Japanese people and contrasted it with the diversity of the United… read more

Ms. Wotjean and Ms. Doi discussed the homogeneity of the Japanese people and contrasted it with the diversity of the United States, particularly in terms of values and the tendency for Americans to focus more on the individual and their own self-progress. They also discussed similarities and differences in the family values of both countries. Both experts answered viewers' questions concerning the strength of Japan and the fear it has caused in the United States. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ayako Doi Editor Daily Japan Digest
  • Linda Wotjan Educator University of Maryland, College Park->Mid-Atlantic Region Japan in the Schools

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Japanese Culture and Lifestyle

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Program ID:
18515-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 1990

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  • Dec 18, 1990 | 4:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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