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Entries by Murray Fromson from 04/2011

Akihito and Michiko

| Posted 04.01.2011 | World

Only those of us who served in Japan in the 1950s might have shaken our heads after Thursday's frontpage photos in the New York Times that showed Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko consoling evacuees.

A Postscript From Japan

| Posted 04.13.2011 | World

At the height of the crisis, the Emperor and Empress opened their hospital to those in need of medical emergency. They also opened their hot bath facilities in their summer palace to a nearby shelter.