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journalist , Reporter

Robert Sheldon Whiting, American reporter, journalist. With United States Air Force, 1961-1965, Japan. Member International House of Japan, Foreign Corresponding Club of Japan, American-Japan Society.

Background

Whiting, Robert Sheldon was born on October 24, 1942 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sheldon George and Mary Josephine (Campbell) Whiting.

Education

Student, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1961. Bachelor of Science, Sophia University, Tokyo, 1969.

Career

Editor Encyclopedia Britannica, Tokyo, 1969-1971. Columnist Shukan (weekly) Asahi, 1989-1992. Reporter, commentator television Asahi, news station, 1990-1992.

Guest lecturer Wharton, Stanford and other institutions.

Works

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1961-1965, Japan. Member International House of Japan, Foreign Corresponding Club of Japan, American-Japan Society.

Connections

Married Machiko Kondo, May 20, 1983.

father:
Sheldon George Whiting

mother:
Mary Josephine (Campbell) Whiting

spouse:
Machiko Kondo