William Tsutsui

Southern Methodist University

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Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences at Southern Methodist University; specialist in modern Japanese business and economic history whose books examine topics ranging from banking policy to the film icon Godzilla

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It’s been 60 years since Godzilla first trampled through Tokyo and into history as one of the world’s most enduring pop icons.

Godzilla Turns 60

It’s been 60 years since Godzilla first trampled through Tokyo and into history as one of the world’s most enduring pop icons.

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