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Japan / Takeshita Resignation #121730

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Announcement by Japanese Prime Min. Noboru Takeshita of his resignation due to bribery scandal featured; scenes shown. [Council on For. Relations Alan ROMBERG - says there will be a power vacuum, but US-Japan relations won't change.] [Harvard Univ. professor Susan PHARR - discusses cooperation with Japan.] Likely lag on joint decisions on FSX plane and on trade detailed. [Representative Thomas FOLEY - predicts possible tougher stance against US.]

Judd, Jackie;
Jennings, Peter

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