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The Graying of Japan
Aired 4/9/1998

Due to declining birth rates and longer life expectancy, the Japanese population is aging rapidly. This trend will have dramatic consequences for their pension and medical systems.

  Robert Clark
    North Carolina State University
  Sheryl Wu Dunn
    New York Times, Tokyo bureau

Originally Aired: 4/9/1998

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