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Title
Theodore McNelly Interview
Creator
McNelly, Theodore
Contributor
Gibney, Alex (interviewer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1988 or 1989
Publication Information
The Pacific Basin Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
American Occupation of Japan, Voices of the Key Participants
Rights Information
Physical rights are retained by the institution. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. Copyright laws.
Description
McNelly discusses drafting of the Japanese constitution during the American occupation. Focusing on Article 9's emphasis on the disarmament of Japan and the Emperor's status in the newly organized government. He explains the pervasive power of the Allies during the occupation through the various staff sections intended for humanitarian efforts and Americanization. McNelly discusses the importing of American culture because of the extensive Allied presence in the form of movie theaters, baseball, and jazz.
Type
moving image
Format
video/f4v
video/mp4
video/h264; video/quicktime
Identifier
aoc00003
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/aoc/id/3
Language
English
Subject
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952--Personal narratives
Japan--History, Military--1945-
Japan--Politics and government--1945-
Japan--Social conditions--1945-
Japan--Politics and government--1945---Anecdotes
Japan--Politics and government--1945---Congresses
Japan--Politics and government--1945-1989--Decision making
Emperors--Japan
Constitutional conventions
Constitutional history
Time Period
1945-1952
Place
Japan
Source
Two 60 minute digital video 8mm cassettes recorded from three beta tapes
Relation
The American Occupation of Japan, Voices of the Key Participants, https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/aoc

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