"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. MACARTHUR'S JAPAN

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"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. MACARTHUR'S JAPAN

"March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. MACARTHUR'S JAPAN

1949

On U.S. efforts to reconstruct Japan as a democracy. Reel 1, Japanese diplomats sign the peace treaty aboard the Missouri. Debris is cleared from bombed industrial plants. Premier Tojo is tried for war crimes. Emperor Hirohito appears on the palace grounds. Gens. MacArthur and Whitney meet with Allied Council members. Hirohito addresses the Diet. Describes elections and school procedures under the occupation forces. Explains the Communist threat. Shows agricultural scenes. Reel 2 shows Yoshida in his office. Shows silk factories, auto plants, Japanese homes, Shinto churches and Japanese cities.

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