End of an Era: Yamamoto, Top ‘America Hand’ Dies at 76

Eleanor Warnock
April 16, 2012
Wall Street Journal

“Tadashi Yamamoto, who brushed shoulders with everyone from Henry A. Kissinger to David Rockefeller as he worked to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Japan, died Sunday at the age of 76. He was a leading member of the generation of ‘wise men’ who rose to prominence, working to maintain friendly relations between the two allies during periods of trade tension.”

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An obituary in the Wall Street Journal outlines the imprortant role played by JCIE’s late founder, Tadashi Yamamoto, in strengthening US-Japan postwar relations.