The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Prosecution talks about sending of Japanese troops into China during World War II at a 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 sending Japanese troops into China by Kido serving under Prince Konoe's cabinet. Officials discuss amongst themselves.