Public lecture video by Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS). This lecture was held on December 7, 2016. The speakers were family members of former US prisoners of War in Japan.
This was a special event with five family members of former American prisoners of war in Japan. They visited Japan at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of a cultural diplomacy program that started in 2010. The program, entitled “2016 The Japanese/POW Friendship Program”, saught to promote a mutual understanding between the Japanese and American people by inviting family members and caregivers of former American POWs to Japan as a gesture of reconciliation.