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.

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