Losing the War with Japan


Episode Info

When watching video on the topic of war with Japan, the footage usually contains such historical images as Pearl Harbor, sinking ships, and waves of Japanese fighter planes flying low over Hawaii. This documentary from television's Frontline details the industrial invasion launched from the shores of Japan. Brought to video by PBS, this program investigates the three major industries of the Pacific Rim: automobiles, computers, and video games. Narrated by Robert Krulwich, the first 60 minutes tells the tale and the last 30 discusses the impact. This tape is winner of both a National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award and the Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story Award.