Milestones

DIED. SABURO IENAGA, 89, Japanese historian nominated for the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize who devoted more than 50 years of his life to campaigning against the watering down of Japan's wartime atrocities in school textbooks; in Tokyo. Ienaga's crusade began in 1965 when he sued the government for rejecting his revised edition of A New History of Japan. Detailing the darker side of the country's past, including the Rape of Nanjing and experiments on POWs, the book was criticized by the Ministry of Education for being "too gloomy on the whole." The Supreme Court finally approved it in...

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