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The New York Times / Sam Roberts / May 16
“Henry Scott Stokes, a tweedy British-born journalist who demystified Japan for English-speaking readers as Tokyo bureau chief for three major newspapers,” was also author of a book alleging the rape of Nanjing “did not take place.” Oh, and he acknowledged that “although the book was credited to him, he had never even read it, much less written it.” (“Throughout his career, most of it spent in Japan, Mr. Scott Stokes could barely speak or write Japanese.”)
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