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Unformatted text preview: Protest in the 1960s and the Olympics- Kishi Nobusuke held in the Sugamo prison, considered a Class A criminal o Purged and depurged by occupation o Becomes prime minister in 1956 fears of the resurrection of fascism? o Tries to expand the national powers of the police o Pushes to have a revision of the US-Japan Security Treaty (provides for US basing in Japan.,,e o 1959-1960 big protests in the Diet compound- Ikeda Hayato o Replaces Nobusuke, doesn’t have the same bad reputation o More conciliatory than Kishi- Japan hosts the Olympics in 1960s o Showcase to show off the “new japan” (land of peace…etc) o Pool was sited on Washington heights, where occupation was set up o Last person who was supposed to light the torch was born when the atomic bomb was dropp o Bullet train was built...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course HISTORY 9c taught by Professor Marotti during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.
- Spring '09