Bypassing Pearl Harbor

Butler, Steven
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p13
Reports that a visit by Japan's Emperor Akihito to the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, the spot that marks Japan's `day of infamy' attack on America's Pacific Fleet, was cancelled. Pressure from rightists who deny Japan's responsibility for the war; Many Japanese who believe that the attack was a reasonable response to US economic sanctions; Uneasiness among many nations over Japan assuming a bigger international role.


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