The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Joseph B. Keenan, the chief prosecutor, cross-examines Koichi Kido during Tokyo War Crimes Trials

The defense counsels listen as Keenan cross-examines Kido. Joseph B. Keenan, the chief prosecutor, questions Koichi Kido. Australian Sir William Webb, the tribunal's president, speaks to Keenan. Kido answers Keenan's questions. These questions pertain to Kido's interactions with the Emperor, Japan's intention to go to war with the United States and Great Britain, negotiations between Japan and the United States and the Imperial Conference in September.