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By Eleanor M. Hadley

Eleanor Hadley was once a girl prior to her time. whereas engaged on a Ph.D. in economics at Harvard, she used to be recruited by means of the U.S. govt for her wisdom of eastern zaibatsu (business combines) and thus turned considered one of MacArthur's key advisors throughout the career. After finishing her doctorate, she ready for a occupation in Washington until eventually she discovered she was once being blacklisted. Seventeen years handed earlier than Hadley's identify used to be cleared; meanwhile she labored in social carrier businesses and taught economics at Smith university. She again to executive carrier in 1967 and started a unique occupation as a senior coverage analyst with the U.S. Tariff fee and the final Accounting workplace. well known (and feared) by way of jap businessmen and govt leaders as "the trust-busting beauty," Hadley released Antitrust in Japan, a seminal paintings at the influence of postwar deconcentration measures, in 1970. She got the Order of the! Sacred Treasure from the japanese executive in 1986. Hadley's own tale presents a colourful backdrop to her substantive discussions of early postwar rules, which have been created to supply Japan with a extra effective and aggressive economic system. As somebody heavily all in favour of formulating U.S. financial coverage towards Japan for almost part a century, Eleanor Hadley brings a different perspective--as good as a down-to-earth experience of humor--to the continued problem of speaking around the Pacific.

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It was clearly foolhardy, but Japan’s military apparently reasoned that, owing to Japan’s alliance with Germany, their attack would draw the United States into the European war. And a two-front war they believed Japan could win. My father used to say that one positive feature of war is that it brings persons and nations in touch with reality. Japan’s military discovered that reality was different from what they had imagined, and so did the United States.

One little girl with eleven layers “won” the contest. Mrs. Hani believed in a hot noon meal, which the children cooked Prewar Experiences 29 themselves. My misfortune was that on Fridays the youngest of the cooks prepared the food. I remember that one particular day the children had prepared squid. Squid, if not properly prepared, can be very tough. I put a piece in my mouth, but no matter how I chewed nothing happened. ” became the urgent question. I finally was obliged just to take it out of my mouth, and I then focused on the heaping rice, which covered half my plate.

Second, coming from the West Coast, I was flabbergasted to see the whole inner wall of the dining room (converted to a ballroom) covered to a height of six to eight feet with cases of sherry, bourbon, scotch, and gin. On the West Coast at that time, one could not even sell liquor within a mile of a public educational institution. At Mills College in the 1930s it was a “sin” to have even beer on the campus. Imagine that many cases of liquor on campus! Unbelievable. Inasmuch as so many Radcliffe graduate students were from other parts of the country as well as from abroad, the dean of the graduate school, Mrs.

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