“The 14th U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) took place in Washington, D.C. in the Ripley Center of the Smithsonian Institution, October 26-28, 1988. Co-Chairmen were Dr. W. Glenn Campbell, Director, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, and Mr. Isao Masamune, Advisory Director of the Industrial Bank of Japan.  Prominent individuals from both countries attended as delegates, consultants and observers, including representatives from government, cultural and educational institutions, mass media and the publishing community, visual and performing arts, business and foundations. The meeting marked the 27th anniversary of the Conference. It received congratulatory messages from President Ronald Reagan, Prime Minister Takeshita and Foreign Minister Uno. The keynote address was given by the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Gaston Sigur.” (CULCON XIV, Joint Statement)

U.S. Acting Chairman: Dr. Glenn Campbell, Director, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Japan:   Mr. Isao Masamune, Advisor to the Board, The Industrial Bank of Japan (正宗猪早夫,日本興業銀行取締役相談役)

*Final Joint Statement