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FRONTLINE; Losing The War With Japan

11/07/1991

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Losing The War With Japan
Program Number

1006

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Examines the successful strategies Japan is using to win American markets and the reasons US companies seem unable to compete. Critics believe the objective of Japanese businesses, aided by a government which actively participates in long-term industrial and economic planning, is to attack and drive the US competition out of business. This report looks at the basic differences between Japanese and US market capitalism through three industries -- automobile, video games and computers. Robert Krulwich hosts and leads 30-minute discussion and debate. PARTICIPANTS LISTED BELOW.

Duration

00:96:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Losing The War With Japan,” 11/07/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2B9634009DD4CE3AD5503212CEE845B.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Losing The War With Japan.” 11/07/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2B9634009DD4CE3AD5503212CEE845B>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Losing The War With Japan. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2B9634009DD4CE3AD5503212CEE845B
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