Farewell Address by Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan

Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan gave his farewell address and took press questions at the Prime Minister’s Office in… read more

Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan gave his farewell address and took press questions at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo. He defended his handling of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear plant disaster in March 2011, but admitted he was unable to communicate to the nation effectively. close

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

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Farewell Address by Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan

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Program ID:
301282-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
First Aired:
Sep 4, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2011

Airing Details

  • Sep 04, 2011 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 05, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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