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Supreme Court / Japanese-Americans' Internment #315352

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Schakne) Supreme Court reported hearing suit against government brought by Japanese-Americans interned during World War II and/or their descendants examined; background to case reviewed, historical footage, photos shown. [Plaintiff William HOHRI - accuses government of conspiracy and cover-up.] [Author Peter IRONS - explains evidence suppressed by government] Exs. such as J. Edgar Hoover memorandum and Navy intelligence report quoted on screen. [Former Justice Department attorney Edward J. INNIS - believes suppressed evidence would have made historical difference; explains.] Arguments heard by Supreme Court today outlined. [Representative Dan LUNGREN - explains opposing settlement for Japanese- Americans] [HOHRI - responds.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Barry Petersen) Trade representative Clayton Yeutter and Agriculture Secretary Richard Lyng's negotiations here on imports of United States rice examined; details given, scenes shown. [YEUTTER - denies current United States tariffs are protectionist.] Reactions of companies affected by tariffs described. [Representative Rod CHANDLER - notes acceptance of tariffs here.] Potentially similar situation in US-S. Korean trade relationship considered. [Commerce Secretary Malcolm BALDRIGE - comments.] Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's upcoming United States visit considered.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert

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