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Peter Hessler on an American crime reporter in Japan

January 3rd, 2012

Episode 238 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Peter Hessler profiles Jake Adelstein, an American who reports on organized crime in Japan. Here Hessler talks with Blake Eskin about the yakuza, and how his own experiences as a reporter abroad compare to Adelstein's.