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Japanese Radicals Protest / Ford Visit / Japan / Tanaka Scandal #231910

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1974
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(Studio) Japanese radicals, protesting President Ford's plans to visit Japan next wk., firebomb United States and USSR embassy compounds. 8 members of Marxist youth league arrested. President Ford to meet with Japanese Premier Kakuei Tanaka; Tanaka facing pressure to resign because of political scandal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tokyo, Japan) Revelations about Tanaka's interrelation of political and business dealings touch off controversy. Article in well-established magazine discussed. Exs. given of Tanaka's intertwining business and pleasure. Tanaka builds wealth on real estate and construction. Tanaka's problems referred to as Japanese Watergate.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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