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Japan’s leader confronts ‘Rising Sun’ president

Michael Crichton’s 1992 novel Rising Sun about Japan ruling the global economy was one of the all-time “missed-the-moment” moments. By the time it hit bookstores, Japan’s 1980s bubble had already imploded. By 1993, when Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes were starring in the big-screen version, deflation had descended over Tokyo and the government began a […]