The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Keenan tries to establish Koichi Kido's close ties with Prince Konoe during Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Prosecuting attorney, Mr. Joseph B. Keenan, questions Japanese former Minister of Education Koichi Kido. Officials seated in the courtroom. Keenan attempts to establish that a Minister of Education in Japan was more than a title. It implies that he was a leading member of the government in formulating policy. He talks about the relationship of Kido with Prince Fumimaro Konoe. He was a leading member of Prince Konoe's cabinet.