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Elliott Samuels
For Elliott Samuels's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Dec 3, 2016
Steamer missing; Japan declares war on U.S., British Empire; woman wins court case for equality of sexes; anger grows over bullet train noise
100 YEARS AGOWednesday, Dec. 13, 1916
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Nov 5, 2016
Huge gold shipment arrives from U.S.; few Americans living in Tokyo; stowaways return; town eats crow to solve bird woes
100 YEARS AGOWednesday, NOV. 22 1916
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Oct 1, 2016
Tokyo Bay steamer hits rocks; Tokyo slums may be cleared; Tokyo sets up bins for 'embarrassing trash'; Kaifu won't seek re-election
100 YEARS AGO
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Sep 3, 2016
Residents want park where 47 ronin buried; man passes bar exam after 17 failures; birth rate drops due to superstition; USS Independence arrives
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Aug 6, 2016
'Rikisha' disappearing; 'Storm day' forecast to be calm; ¥100 bills to be replaced by coins; 1991 white paper predicts sustainable growth
100 YEARS AGO
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jul 2, 2016
Karuizawa murder; Tokyo subways vital; Beatles live at the Budokan; 'Satanic Verses' translator slain
100 YEARS AGO
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Apr 25, 2015
Ladybeard: 'Once you have decided exactly what you want to do, do it with everything you've got'
Ladybeard on Cookie Monster vocals and Japanese schoolgirl sailor outfits

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