The Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College produced a 10-part documentary series The Pacific Century, in 1993. For part 5, "Reinventing Japan," which focuses on post-World War II Japan, key figures of the American occupation government were interviewed about their contributions and views.
Beate Sirota Gordon
Beate Gordon played a significant role in drafting Japan's post-war Constitution and for her efforts to include Japanese women's rights into the document.
Lt. Richard Poole (USN), a foreign service officer who served on the planning committee of the Japanese Constitution.
Milton J. Esman
Esman served as a Civil Affairs Officer under SCAP and participated in the drafting of the Japanese Constitution.