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Japan / Defense Spending #277542

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 07, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tokyo, Japan) Japan's description of its military forces and limitations of its constitution, imposed on Japan by United States during post-war occupation, noted; films shown. Criticism of size of Japan's defense spending examined; details outlined on screen. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - notes amount US spends versus that spent by Japan.] Apparent willingness of Japanese public to accept incrd. defense spending discussed; role of USSR in issue explained. United States proposals outlined; Prime Min. Zenko Suzuki's political position noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Reporter(s):
Dunning, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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