CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 30, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: Bob Simon) Japanese Emperor Hirohito's failing health featured; details given, scenes shown. Impact of Hirohito's condition upon country discussed; historic film shown of his coronation in 1926. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says Hirohito is like her father.] [Pol. scientist Kuniko INOGUCHI - comments.] Opposition to Hirohito's reign discussed. [Japan Scholar Frank GIBNEY - comments on end of era.] Crown Prince Akihito discussed; scenes shown.
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