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Program Title: The U.S.A. Vs. "Tokyo Rose"
EASC Code: JU-05
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Region/Country: Japan, United States
Language: English
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
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Running Time: 48 min.
Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract: The image of Tokyo Rose looms large in the popular history of WWII in the Pacific, but who Tokyo Rose was and what she did remains something of a mystery. Few of her scratchy broadcasts were preserved and GI memories contradict each other (for a time authorities even thought Amelia Earhart was the infamous broadcaster). Actually, a score of Japanese women could have been the mystery voice, but after the war, ambitious and unprincipled journalists settled on Iva Toguri, an American born and educated Nisei ...
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