Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot : A Dual Biography
By: Close, Frederick P.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (529 p.).ISBN: 9781442232068.Subject(s): Japanese Americans -- Biography | Tokyo Rose, -- 1916-2006 | World war, 1939-1945 -- Japan | World war, 1939-1945 -- PropagandaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot : A Dual BiographyDDC classification: 940.5488752 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface to the Revised Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. Tokyo Rose: Origins of the Legend; Ch02. Baseball Paths and Two-Lane Blacktops; Ch03. A Fateful Letter in Failing Light; Ch04. Collision with Japan; Ch05. At War and on Her Own; Ch06. The Toguris Back Home; Ch07. Barely Surviving; Ch08. A New Career in Broadcasting; Ch09. Tokyo Rose; Ch10. Black Marketeer; Ch11. War's End; Ch12. The Scoop; Ch13. CIC and FBI Investigations; Ch14. Into the Cold War; Ch15. The Perjurers; Ch16. The Prosecution; Ch17. The Defense; Ch18. The Verdict; Ch19. Alderson Federal Reformatory
Ch20. The Quest for a PardonEpilogue; Appendix. The Indictment; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri. Trapped in Tokyo during the war and forced to broadcast on Japanese radio, Toguri nonetheless refused to renounce her U.S. citizenship and surreptitiously aided Allied POWs. Despite these patriotic actions, she foolishly identified herself to the press after the war as Tokyo Rose. This book assembles for the first time a collection of images from American pre-war popular culture that provided impetus for the legend. It explains how the wartime situati
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