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Mishima / Last Stand #207259

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 25, 1970
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(Studio) Yukio Mishima major Japanese actor and novelist; born too late; wanted Samurai tradition continued
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tokyo, Japan) Mishima and 4 followers break onto Army base, wound 8 officers, take general hostage; Mishima gives speech, calls for rightist revolution; badly recd.; stabbed self in stomach; follower cut off head, then killed self; 3 other followers arrested.
REPORTER: Andrew Adams

Adams, Andrew;
Cronkite, Walter

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