The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Digital Collection

Trial of Tojo: Interview with Owen Cunningham, Part I

Owen Cunningham, defense attorney for Tojo, recounts his experiences during the trial in this oral interview included in the Iowa Oral History Project by the Des Moines Public Library. Cunningham begins with his background and selection to the defense team before going into great detail about the unfolding of the tribunal proceedings. This interview appears to have been conducted in the 1970s or 1980s. Each segment runs roughly 45 minutes in length. The audio clips have been published online at the Internet Archive by the Des Moines Public Library and are available here under the Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0