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Japan / Government Scandal #120682

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Jackie Judd) Growing heat on government of Prime Min. Noboru Takeshita due to business-government bribery scandal in Japan reported; details given of political resignations due to offering of cut rate stock in company, possibly in return for political favors; scenes shown. [Sophia Univ. Masao KUNIHIRO - says ruling party is in hot water.] [Columnist Mitsuko SHIMOMURA - says pols. are cheating us.] [KUNIHIRO - says Takeshita may survive because his likely successors are also tainted by money pols.]

Reporter(s):
Judd, Jackie;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:10

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