‘Greatest year in the history of Japan’: Conversation with Roy Tomizawa

Japan 2020

FRESNO, Calif. (YourCentralValley) — The last time the Olympics were held in Tokyo, before next summer’s games, was 1964.

Roy Tomizawa is a Japanese-American who wrote a book about that year, calling it the ‘greatest year in the history of Japan.’

Olympic reporter Andrew Marden talked with Tomizawa about how the Olympics were instrumental in helping Japan return to a global stage less than 20 years after the end of World War II.

Timeline: Major Sporting Events in Japan

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