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It was a privilege for me to attend “The Torch Has Been Passed: JFK’s Legacy Today” Symposium held by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and Waseda University at Okuma Auditorium on March 18, 2015. I was excited to receive … Continue reading
This gallery contains 6 photos.
This blog is continued from Part I https://mockford.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/waseda-university-international-division-1974-1975/ that covered the fall of 1974 and promised photos and stories to be added for 1975 in Part II. For younger readers I should note that the photos were originally processed as … Continue reading
Here we are in front of Okuma Auditorium at Waseda University 早稲田大学 on September 6, 1974 having just arrived in Japan on August 31 for a few days of dorm life before meeting our host families on September 3 and … Continue reading
This year marks the 30th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest in Washington State. In 1983 when we began planning for the first Japanese language speech contest it was a time when there were still few high school Japanese language programs … Continue reading
Here is my ticket from Rolling Coconut Review Concert held Sunday April 10, 1977 at Harumi Dome Tokyo, Japan. It has made a great bookmark all these years since. I attended the Rolling Coconut Review Japan Concert in Tokyo that … Continue reading
In my blog “Remembering Former First of Japan Lady Mutsuko Miki” I posted photos of meeting the Miki family on several occasions many years ago. Here is a bit more about Prime Minister Takeo Miki whom I was privileged to … Continue reading
As I prepared to return home from my visit to Japan in August 2012 the Japanese news media reported the passing of Former First Lady of Japan Mutsuko Miki at the age of 95. I had the great pleasure of … Continue reading