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  • All fields: Japan--History, Military--1945-
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    • Osborne Hague Interview

    • Communism--1945-; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives; Japan--History, Military--1945- ; Japan--Politics and government--1945- ; Japan--Social conditions--1945-;...
    • As one of the four drafters of the Japanese constitution who worked on creating a Japanese diet, Osborne Hague was instrumental in determining the future of Japan's government after World War II. He discusses the decision between a bicameral and...
    • Faubion Bowers Interview

    • Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives; Japan--History, Military--1945- ; Japan--Politics and government--1945- ; Japan--Social conditions--1945-; Japan--Politics and...
    • Faubion Bowers was born January 29th, 1917 and graduated from Columbia University ('35) and Juilliard Graduate School ('39) and continued to teach at Hosei University in Tokyo. As one of General MacArthur's official aides and interpretors, he...
    • Beate and Joseph Gordon Interview

    • Translating and interpreting--Asia--History; Women--Rights of women; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives; Japan--History, Military--1945- ; Japan--Politics and...
    • Beate Gordon was born on October 25th, 1924 in Vienna and grew up in Tokyo. Beate and Joseph Gordon both helped draft and translate the Allied-created Japanese constitution. At age 22, Beate Gordon, having grown up in Japan, was vital in the...
    • Theodore McNelly Interview

    • Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives; Japan--History, Military--1945- ; Japan--Politics and government--1945- ; Japan--Social conditions--1945-; Japan--Politics and...
    • McNelly discusses drafting of the Japanese constitution during the American occupation. Focusing on Article 9's emphasis on the disarmament of Japan and the Emperor's status in the newly organized government. He explains the pervasive power of the...
    • Richard Poole Interview

    • Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives; Japan--History, Military--1945- ; Japan--Politics and government--1945- ; Japan--Social conditions--1945-; Japan--Politics and...
    • Richard Poole arrived on Japanese soil in October 1945 and was quickly directed to at headquarters. As a junior officer he was assigned to the drafting of the Japanese constitutions. Poole discusses the excitement and obstacles of drafting the...

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