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CBS Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Wapakoneta, Ohio: Frank Currier) Japanese fighters noted wounding Wapakoneta resident William Leets during World War II. [LEETS - says wants nothing to do with Japanese.] Leets reported resigning as mayor when town planners launched campaign to attract Japanese business to town. [LEETS - says won't compromise.] [Town resident Don SHULER - comments on Leets.] Astronaut Neil Armstrong reported born in Wapakoneta. [Town resident Cornelius WHITE - comments on American] Town's economy problems discussed. [City safety/service director Wayne YORK - comments on Japanese.] Honda's impact upon economy discussed. [Honda Family Center advisor Fujie SCHREPTER - praises American] More Japanese families expected to move to town. [SHULER - says war ended long ago.] [LEETS - comments on those who died at Pearl Harbor.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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