TDISH: The Fall of a Titan

Forty years ago, on July 27, 1976, Kakuei Tanaka, the former Prime Minister of Japan, was arrested under suspicion in a bribery case involving the aerospace company, Lockheed.  Tanaka was nicknamed the “Shadow Shogun” due to the enormous influence he wielded even when not in official power.  To learn the details of this fascinating and truly strange case, check out “The History of Japan Podcast’s” episode “The Shadow Shogun.”

Featured Image: “Kakuei Tanaka.” By Kakuei_Tanaka_PM.jpg: Bungei Shunjyu Magazinederivative work: Daffy123 (talk) – This file was derived from  Kakuei Tanaka PM.jpg:, Public Domain.

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