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A Postscript From Japan

Murray Fromson | Posted 06.13.2011 | World
Murray Fromson

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.

Akihito and Michiko

Murray Fromson | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Murray Fromson

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.

Obama Bows In Japan To Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In a scene that will likely be replayed on Sunday's political talk shows, President Obama bowed deeply to the Emperor and Empress of Japan on Saturday...