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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, doesnt 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 peaceetc) 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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- Spring '09