Edano Yukio

Edano = Family Name

Yukio =Given Name


In the days after the quake on March 11, 2011, Edano Yukio was the man I remembered seeing on the news after the quake, giving press conference style reports of what was going on at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Indeed, he is the man everybody in Japan remembers seeing on their TVs.

At that time, he was Japan’s cabinet minister.

I didn’t really know who he was. I just thought of him as the man in blue.

He was famous in the United States, too, I think, because a search reveals him to be among TIME magazine’s 2011 Candidates for Person of the Year.

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2058044_2060338_2060035,00.html

Because Edano was the spokesperson on TV after the quake, I will be translating his early newscasts (now on youtube) from March 2011 to find out what Japan was being told/not being told.

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