Takeshi Maruo and Robert W. Dowling

Wednesday, February 26, 1964

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Host introduces Maruo, Executive Director of the Japan Trade Center in New York. Maruo discusses trade between Japan and the US, economic life in Japan. Japanese economic growth, leading producer of many shipbuilding supplies, machine tools, glass, cameras, lenses, etc. Importance of upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. Japan's presence at New York's World's Fair.

Robert W. Dowling, city Cultural Affairs Director, speaks briefly about the people in the audience, specifically Commissioner O'Brien, the "Hinge." Continues on to the cultural relationship between the US and Japan. Promoting the art of friendship in Tokyo-New York Exchanges. The display of a Japanese screen in a gallery in New York.

Question and answer hosted by Joe Newman. Future of economic and trade development between the US and Japan, with regard to China. Separation of trade and politics?

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 70368
Municipal archives id: T408

Hosted by:

Joe Newman


Robert Dowling and Takeshi Maruo


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