Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
The seventh installment of The World of the Thirties documentary series, which details the decade of the 1930s in 13 episodes, The World of the Thirties 7 describes Imperial Japan during the period. The '30s were a period of intense change, both hopeful and tragic. This program, subtitled "Airplanes and the Rising Sun," investigates the changing face of Japan and the world's reaction to it. The presentation features scholarly commentary and archival photography.