International Affairs

Ishizuka, Nathalie, “Constitutional Cover? Collective Security: U.N. Obligations vs. Japanese Constitutional Restraints,” Amherst College, Bachelors Thesis, summa cum laude, 1992. Copy requested for U.N. Library.  Comments on the thesis by the Founder of the 1946 Japanese Constitution, Colonel Charles Kades.

Trade War: Interview of Dr. Yukio Ishizuka as an Expert on Television (NBC program): April 12,1987

Japan in the World: Interview of Dr. Yukio Ishizuka as an Expert (NHK TV): 1987

The Japanese: Interview of Dr. Yukio Ishizuka as Expert on the Japanese by Ms. Ockrent on French Prime Time News (Antenne 2)

Greene, Donna. “U.S. and Japan: A Marriage Born of Need,” The New York Times, Sunday March 29,1992. Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

“Japan: The Price of Success,” Reader’s Digest, December 1986. Quotes Dr. Yukio Ishizuka.

US-Japan Conflict: A Feature One Hour Television Interview by Helen Larson (Local Cable TV)

Japan, Interview by Ms. Nora for French TV: September 1991

West Meets East Television NJ Cable TV: September 1991

Ishizuka, Yukio.  “The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Relationship” AT&T Global Business Symposium, with Mr. Clyde Prestowitz and others, Bedminster, NJ, December 12,1991 (1.5 hours)

Ishizuka, Yukio. “Japan’s Place in the World,” Zaikai-Koron, a Japanese business monthly, 1976.  Among those interviewed by Dr. Ishizuka were Mr. David Rockefeller, Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank, Mr. George Ball, former Secretary of State, Mr. Joseph Fravin, CEO of Singer & C., Professor Henry de Bettignies, Director of the Asian Center of INSEAD, and Professor Hugh T. Patrick of Yale University.

Ishizuka, Yukio.  “The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S.-Japan Relationship” Fletcher Schools of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, M.A. April 16, 1993 (2.5 hours)

Ishizuka, Yukio. “The Japanese Mind: Its Implications for the U.S. – Japan Relationship” Manhattanville College, New York, April 9, 1992 (1.5 hours)

The US-Japan Relationship: Debate with Professor Warren Keegan (Rye Business Beat – Local Cable TV program): July 1994

Shiroyama, S., “Fear of Closeness as the Key Concept to Understanding the U.S-Japan Relationship and Marital Problems of the Japanese,” Shukkan-Gendai, 1990.

Takeda, K., “A Scholar of Two Countries” Chishiki (Knowledge), November 1985. Interview with Dr. Ishizuka.

Lecture : “Culture Shock” Conference of Cross Cultural Center, Wainwright House, Rye, New York, April 25,1985 (2 hours)

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