ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Findings of "Newsweek" poll that American people find Japan is doing the least to help solve the Persian Gulf crisis outlined on screen.
(Tokyo: Mark Litke) Reasons for the indecisive response by Japan to the Middle East crisis examined; various scenes shown from Japan. [Foreign ministry spokesman Taizo WATANABE - says people here still suffer from Second World War trauma.] [Political analyst Yoichi MASUZOE - says he feels embarrassed.] Shift in Japanese public opinion toward a more active role noted. [On streets, MAN - says we should do more.] Footage of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and of the Japanese in World War II shown.
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