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Subseries 3. Japanese Friendship Tour for Community Leaders, 1972

Scope and Content Notes:

Thornburgh and fellow future leaders visited Japan as guests of the Japanese government in December 1972. This section includes correspondence, memorabilia, research on Japan, articles about the Japanese Friendship Tour, and a paper by Thornburgh: "Japan Today - Some Observations" (available here online).

Folder 5 Correspondence Preceding Trip to Japan October-December, 1972
Folder 6 Pre Trip Background materials November-December, 1972
Folder 7-8 Memorabilia December 1-6, 1972
Folder 9 Tourism Information on Japan 1972
Folder 10 "The Magnificent Seven: A Japan Odyssey," Thornburgh's Travel Journal December 1-6, 1972
Folder 11 Japanese Journals, Newspapers and Bulletins August-December, 1972
Folder 12 Information on Tokyo: Administrative, Housing Problems, Metropolitan Assembly, Facilities for Disabled, Education and Senior Citizens 1972
Folder 13 Information on the Supreme Court of Japan 1972
Folder 14 Information on the Defense of Japan 1969-1970

Box 16
Folder 1 Information on Japan's Economy 1969-1972
Folder 2 Information on Japan: Statistics, National Diet, Northern Territorial Issue, Human Environment, Diplomatic Bluebook and Education 1970-1972
Folder 3 Articles on Japan published in USA 1972
Folder 4 Correspondence to Thornburgh after returning from Japan December, 1972-April, 1973
Folder 5 "Six Community Leaders Gain Insights into U.S.-Japan Relations on Friendship Tour," Japan Report March 16, 1973
Folder 6 "The United States and Japan: Partners or Competitors? A Frank Discussion of Relations between America and Japan - Past, Present, and Future," Pittsburgh, PA March 19, 1973
Folder 7 "Japan Today--Some Observations," by Richard L. Thornburgh undated