CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Japan's Prime Min. Zenko Suzuki's White House arrival today examined; films shown. Potentially divisive issues between United States and Japan outlined. [REAGAN - thanks Japan for its measures to penalize USSR for invasion of Afghanistan.] [SUZUKI - (thru translator) outlines purpose of trip.] Suzuki's further remarks quoted; President said apparently apologizing for US failure to consult Japan in decision to lift grain embargo against USSR . Issue of Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's recent statement re: Japan's role in own defense considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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