Japan's Emperor Akihito Set To Abdicate05:15


Japan will mark something it hasn't seen in more than two centuries this week: the abdication of a monarch. Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down and his son Naruhito will succeed him. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with NPR international correspondent Anthony Kuhn (@akuhnNPRnews).

This segment aired on April 29, 2019.

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