Sumo East and West

Jun 08, 2004 on PBS at 10:00 PM


In recent years, the ancient art of sumo has witnessed the rise of an increasing number of foreigners to the top of its professional ranks. From Hawaii to Atlantic City, the experiences of American wrestlers provide an entertaining glimpse at the pas... (more)t, present and future of sumo, revealing how this former bastion of Japanese tradition is grappling with globalizing Western forces.

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