Experience the American Journey through our country's visual heritage in this historical recording provided by the National Archives of the United States. Excerpts compiled by OSS to try to provide a basic understanding of the social, economic, political and religious aspects of Japanese culture and how they effect national behavior. Illustrates the old, new, and western influences on Japanese culture. Scenes of gardens, home life, sports, dance, Shinto religious customs, and agriculture. Emphasizes the order, ritual, and ceremonial discipline that pervade all phases of Japanese life. Shows a dying man, theatrical performances, festivals and sport events. From the Office of Strategic Services. This historical recording from the National Archives may contain variations in audio and video quality based on the limitations of the original source material. The content summary for this DVD is adapted from an historical description provided by the government agency or donor at the time of production release. This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.