Posts Tagged ‘Diplomat’

Herbert Norman

Cold War Intrigue: Producer Gerry Flahive Discusses The Man Who Might Have Been


* This post was written by NFB producer Gerry Flahive It’s not every day you make Emperor Hirohito’s brother laugh. In the summer of 1997 I found myself, with director John Kramer, in Karuizawa, an upscale tourist town not far from Tokyo, on the grounds of the summer home of Prince Mikasa, a member of

China Mission

China Mission: The Story of a Great Canadian


When one views images of life in China today, one sees a country that is highly industrialized and on its way to becoming a modern society. Yet this transition has been a long time in coming. China was, for all intents and purposes, stuck in the “middle ages” until as recently as the early 1900s;


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