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Harvard professor a hit on Japanese TV

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Wall Street Journal

One of the hottest television shows in Japan this spring revolved around Harvard professor Michael Sandel’s recorded classroom lectures about philosophy.

NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster, picked up in April the PBS show featuring Sandel’s lecture show, titled “Justice.” Rebranded as “Harvard Hakunetsu Kyoshitu (Harvard’s Heated Discussion Classroom),” the show quickly drew wide notice and topped the list of downloads from “NHK On Demand,” an online pay-per-view service. …

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