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Japan / Nuclear Freighter Controversy #255083

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 1978
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(Studio) Japan's only nuclear freighter Mutsu's arrival at Sasebo reported; controversy about ship described.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tokyo, Japan) Protests on land and sea against bringing Mutsu to Sasebo for 3 years of repairs, which government and many in city believe will help econ. there, detailed. Ship's development of reactor leak and refusal of any port to give it permanent home despite sealing of leak noted.
REPORTER: John Harris

Cronkite, Walter;
Harris, John

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