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WIDE ANGLE

Japan's About Face

  • Aired: 07/07/2008
  • 53:17
  • Rating: NR
Japan's About-Face is a remarkable window into the shifting role of the military in post-war Japanese society. WIDE ANGLE acquired unprecedented access to the National Defense Academy, Japan's "West Point." We follow cadets preparing for a future that may involve overseas deployment, and meet with a group of peace activists on a grueling two month, 750-mile protest march from Hiroshima to Tokyo.
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