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This edition: America and Japan: Vital Economic Bonds

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Episode Details

Original tape date: April 26, 2018.

First aired: May 4, 2018.

This week on This Is America & The World, Dennis Wholey explores the long lasting relationship between the United States and Japan. To understand the economic and cultural ties that bind the two countries together Dennis speaks with newly appointed Japanese Ambassador, Shinsuke Sugiyama and James W. Fatheree of the US Chamber of Commerce. As an example of collaboration between the United States and Japan, Dennis meets with Sukeyuki Namiki representing Kawasaki Heavy Industries Inc. in Japan and Brian Baird representing Boeing in South Carolina to understand the working relationship the companies maintain to develop the cutting edge Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes.