Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi on the John Bachelor Show (77WABC radio)


On the evening of November 5th, Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi appeared on the John Bachelor Show (77WABC radio) to discuss Japan's perspective on international relations. The radio host, Mr. John Bachelor and a co-host Mr. Malcolm Hoenlein, the vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, interviewed Amb. Yamanouchi on US-Japan-Australia-India relations (Quad cooperation), Japan-Israel relations, the visa issued to Jewish refugees by Former Ambassador to the USSR Tatekawa during WWII. They also talked about the delayed Japanese Olympics- hoping the success of the Olympics next year and to visit Tokyo all together.

The recorded interview is available on the John Bachelor Show’s podcast (full segment).

For your convenience, the links by topics are also provided below:

Part 1: Policies - including quad cooperation and Tokyo Olympics

Part 2: A Japanese diplomat saved Jewish refugees' lives during WWII and Japan-Israel relations