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PBS: Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire – The Way of the Samurai

Tokugawa Ieyasu with help from the Jodo monks of the Daijuji temple in Okizaki, defeats the Ikkō-ikki at the battle of Azukizaka, 1564
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Memoirs of a Secret Empire: Episode 1 of 3. The Way of the Samurai.

Tokugawa Ieyasu unifies Japan and establishes a dynasty that will rule Japan for over 250 years.

Empires is a series of epic historical films which present the people and passions that have changed the world. Developed jointly by PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises (DDE), a Washington, DC based global television program development and distribution company.