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Homeless / Comic Strips / Japan #112570

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Concentration of comic strips and editorial cartoons on problem of homeless noted. Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Mark Litke) "Hidden face" of Japan's homeless people featured; details given of this outcast segment of Japanese population, scenes shown. [Father William GRIMM - talks about Tokyo's homeless; describes role of Japanese gangsters in brokering jobs for these men.] Homeless mission run by Hariko Morimoto described. [American busman. Frank MYSTO - describes this unseen part of Japan.] [Dr. Toro HONDA - says Japanese people don't know the situation.] Scenes shown from documentary produced by left-wing labor org. Films director noted murdered by gangsters controlling job market [GRIMM - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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