Wednesday, September 27, 2006

'tokyo rose' dies at 90

'tokyo rose' dies at 90from guardian: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, the American woman popularly known as Tokyo Rose, who was convicted and later cleared of making propaganda radio broadcasts for the Japanese during the second world war, has died, her family said today. She was 90.

Although several US citizens were suspected of aiding the Japanese war effort by appearing in broadcasts intended to demoralize US troops, only D'Aquino was convicted in what became one of the most controversial treason cases in US legal history.

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