Rising from the Shadow of the Sun to get Worldwide Exposure


On Sunday, December 21: an invitation from CCTV America was extended to Ronny Herman de Jong, author of the book Rising from the Shadow of the Sun:

“I am Emma Wu with China Central TV’s America bureau in Washington DC. I’m working on a story about Angelina Jolie’s new movie UNBROKEN, which will be released on Christmas Day. We are working on a special program about this movie and the topic of the Japanese Army’s torture of POWs during World War II. I read your story, Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, about Japanese concentration camps for women and children, which is very special. I would like to interview you and share your story with our audiences.

CCTV Chinese news reaches nearly one billion viewers in China. Our international channels reach more than 100 million people in more than 120 countries. Distribution of the CCTV News Channel and the content of CCTV America is being expanded month by month. Please feel free to contact me with any questions”.

On Thursday, December 25, the reporter and a film crew were on their way to Prescott, Arizona.

On Saturday, December 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. the taping of the interview took place in the book store The Peregrine Book Company with gracious permission from the manager.

The reporter and crew left for Phoenix and Washing DC after the shoot and the tapes will be edited by CCTV in Beijing before broadcasting the story in Mandarin and English in China and more than 120 other countries.

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