The Who2 Blog September 2006

So Long, (Alleged) Tokyo Rose

Iva Toguri D'Aquino, who was convicted of being the "seductress of the shortwave," Tokyo Rose, has died at age 90.

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Japan's Two New Youngsters

Japan's new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is the country's youngest PM since World War II. He's still 52, mind you, but that counts for young in the slow-moving world of Japanese politics. He's a charmer, and the job is in his blood: his granddad, Nobusuke Kishi, was prime minister of Japan from 1957-60. Add your own "Honest Abe" joke here.

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