8 Readings for Oct 24-26

Anpo protests 1960

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Read the essay and visual narrative “Days of Rage and Grief” at MIT site on the Anpo protests. See also the 10 minute video of the Anpo crisis (in Japanese) that includes the sit in by the JSP (Japanese Socialist Party), the massive protests outside, and the cancellation of Eisenhower’s visit after his secretary, James Haggerty, is forced to flee by helicopter. Note Kishi Nobusuke.

Readings: Sources 323-50, 361-64, 371-72