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ENGL1302 - Japan: Nuclear Disasters

This guide collects resources related to the people, culture, geography, and literature of Japan.

Suggested Readings

"Really Long Distance" from This American Life

One Last Thing Before I Go, Act I

Producer Miki Meek tells the story of a phone booth in Japan that attracts thousands of people who lost loved ones in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake. A Japanese TV crew from NHK Sendai filmed people inside the phone booth, whose phone is not connected to anything at all. (22 minutes)

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

Cleanup 5 months after disaster / produced by ITN Productions.

60 minutes. 3 years later / produced by David Schneider.

Articles & Essays

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