Fukushima Anniversary SPECIAL: Voices From Japan 2020 – Tokyo Shimbun Reporter Takeshi Yamakawa

NUCLEAR HOTSEAT – LIBBE HALEVY – just another source for the Fukushima Disaster that is in play NOW and will be for centuries to come.

This Week’s Featured Interviews:
  • Takeshi Yamakawa is a reporter and editor, part of Tokyo Shimbun’s Nuclear Power Reporting Team, who has been covering Fukushima since the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011.  He’s interviewed in Japanese by Nuclear Hotseat investigative reporter Yuji Kaneko.

  • Yuji Kaneko is Nuclear Hotseat’s Voices from Japan investigative reporter.  He has gone to Fukushima numerous times to learn the truth about what is happening there.  Here, through a travel diary he kept on a recent trip, we’ll gain first-hand insights into radiation problems and the out-of-proportion way government funds have been used throughout Fukushima prefecture.  

  • Beverly Findlay-Kaneko serves as co-producer of Voices from Japan.  She provides context, continuity, and insights to help us understand exactly what is happening on the ground in Fukushima to the evacuees, radiation along the Olympic torch relay, and challenges faced by Japanese media.
NOTE THAT THE OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY IS STILL SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 26 IN FUKUSHIMA AND RUN FOR 3 DAYS THROUGH HIGHLY RADIOACTIVE AREAS IN THE PREFECTURE. 

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