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Examining the 'Zatoichi' Phenomenon

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Examining the 'Zatoichi' Phenomenon

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Examining the 'Zatoichi' Phenomenon

Examining the 'Zatoichi' Phenomenon

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A blind masseuse travels from town to town, bringing justice to the oppressed with a little help from a samurai sword. NPR's Brian Naylor talks with Michael Ruggiero of the Independent Film Channel about Zatoichi, the channel's latest installment of a Japanese series of samurai films.