Title: (3.11から2年) March 11, 2011 DISASTER: looking back two years later
Source: Ian Thomas Ash
Date Published: Mar 3, 2013
As the two-year anniversary of the March 11, 2011, disaster approaches, this is a look back at the first few days after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
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March 17, 2011
Questioner: Well-off foreigners have been taking their families out of Tokyo. Do you think that that is justified, that if you had a family in Tokyo would you want to take them out if you were a foreigner?
Radiation Health Expert: I believe so.
Questioner: So that’s a yes?
Expert: Or maybe even better, we should leave Japan
Ian Thomas Ash, filmmaker: So here is an expert on the effects of radiation on the human body telling us that basically…
Journalist: To best protect yourself it’s the best to leave.
Ash: To leave, but she’s saying not just to leave Tokyo, but if she could, leave Japan.
Journalist: Yes, I’m losing my words.
Published: March 4th, 2013 at 10:46 am ET