Magazine June 27, 2016, Issue

Apologies and Clarifications

From the official transcript of Imperial Japanese Radio, June 1936

“Hey! How’s everybody doing tonight? We doing okay? Thumbs up! And can I hear a little welcome for Princess Nagako? Isn’t she beautiful? She’s just . . . She’s the best, folks. The best. Look at that skin tone. Gorgeous. And she’s got a figure! Nice, right? I did okay, right? Okay, now, I know I don’t usually do this kind of thing and mostly it’s because I’m a living god — and here we go. See, folks? See the media in the back there writing this all down and it’s

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