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Japan / Narita Airport #257822

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 14, 1978
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(Studio) Japanese authorities' rescheduling of opening date for new Narita International Airport, after radicals' attack on it in late March prevented its opening on schedule, noted. Film shown.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tokyo, Japan) Japanese preparations for airport opening on Saturday outlined. Law passed this week by Diet, giving police special security sanctions within area surrounding airport where radicals operate reported Unlikelihood of discussions proving successful in bringing solution to problem noted; meeting between head of anti-airport coalition, Issaku Tomura and Japan's transportation minister mentioned. Inspection of security precautions by members of International Air Trans. Association mentioned. Recent attacks near Narita and other aviation facilities in Japan described. Guerrillas' promises with regard to upcoming efforts to keep Narita closed and expectations about difficulties of week ahead for Prime Min. Fukuda and cabinet noted.
REPORTER: John Harris

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Harris, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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