“Keijiro Amemiya Documentary,” Thursday, Aug. 3, at 8 p.m.
This special documents the life of Keijiro Amemiya, one of Japan’s influential businessmen in the early 1900s. He played a key role in the Koshu Zaibatsu (financial group from the Province of Kai) and other various businesses. He began his career as a peddler and through repeated struggles eventually became a successful businessman in the area of Japan’s railway system. His contributions helped shape the basis of Japan’s modern society.