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Japan / Postwar Economy #305256

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Tokyo, Japan) Role of Japan's defeat in World War II in its current economy prosperity explained, discussed; historical films shown. [Kenichi OHMAE - feels work ethic was created by postwar poverty.] [Harvard spokesperson Ezra VOGEL - notes United States underestimation of Japan.] John Foster Dulles' advice to Japan in 1954 recalled. [UAW machinist Stephanie HILTON - considers cultural source of Japanese product quality.] [OHMAE - cites need for Japanese to continue working hard.] [Police OFR. - (thru translator) explains lack of tipping in Japan.] Japanese inds.' inroads into US described. [VOGEL - anticipates major Japanese industrial presence in US.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Kuralt, Charles

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