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Adam Yamaguchi
Adam Yamaguchi is executive producer and correspondent for Current TV’s no limits documentary series “Vanguard.” While with Current TV, Yamaguchi has reported on some of the most important issues affecting the world today, with investigations that have taken him around the world. Yamaguchi’s reports include the rise of robotics in Japan, the decline of a manufacturing empire in Saipan, the incredible rise of modern China and Pakistan’s ongoing attempts to deal with terrorists in the nation’s lawless border regions. Yamaguchi has reported extensively on the environment, from atop Alaska’s glaciers, to Bangladesh, China, Madagascar and in Greenland.

Prior to his work with “Vanguard,” Yamaguchi worked at Fox Sports, CNN and TV Asahi Japan, where he covered major national and international news including the 2000 Presidential election, the September 11th attacks and the war in Iraq. Yamaguchi began his journalism career at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as the editor-in-chief of “The Daily Bruin.”

Blog Entries by Adam Yamaguchi

Marijuana Made in America - By Mexican Drug Traffickers

Posted November 18, 2010 | 19:18:03 (EST)

Adam Yamaguchi is a correspondent and executive producer of Current TV’s Vanguard.

I had a great summer. I spent much of it getting high. And it was all on the job.

Over the last several months, I spent dozens of days embedded with an elite task...

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Are You High? California's Pot Proposition Won't Stop Mexican Narco War

Posted November 1, 2010 | 14:14:57 (EST)

Adam Yamaguchi is executive producer and correspondent for Vanguard.

Here in California, as we approach election day, chatter about marijuana legalization is reaching a fever pitch. Proposition 19 -- which would legalize individuals to grow small amounts of marijuana for personal consumption -- has fluctuated up and down...

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What I Learned Covering Hurricane Katrina -- The Month Before It Hit

Posted August 28, 2010 | 22:25:13 (EST)

The month before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, I went to Louisiana to report my second-ever story for Current TV. This was before the network had even gone on air, before the idea of the documentary series Vanguard as a show.

I was there...

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Jonah Hill for "World Toilet Spokesman"

Posted June 8, 2010 | 18:28:09 (EST)

I didn't start off wanting to make a gross-out movie. But two days into shooting "The World's Toilet Crisis" for Current TV's Vanguard documentary series, I had to admit that I was pretty disgusted.

From a massive sewage treatment plant just south of Los Angeles to...

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Laura Ling: Captive in North Korea

Posted May 18, 2010 | 18:58:20 (EST)

When the phone rings at 1 a.m., I usually ignore it. But early in the morning of March 19, 2009, I awoke to the sound of my cell phone buzzing on the nightstand. It was a call I never expected to get.

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two...

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