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Japan / Hirohito Funeral #325621

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 19, 1989
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(Studio: Faith Daniels) Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Bruce Morton) Preparations in Japan for Friday's funeral for Emperor Hirohito featured; details given of Japanese security rehearsals, scenes shown from Tokyo. Yugoslavian vice president Stane Dolanc noted first dignitary to arrive. [Head of secretariat in charge of planning Noshitoma TANAKA - discusses scheduling and security against terrorist threats.] Japan's hope for wider role in what it sees as a new era detailed. [For. ministry spokesperson Taizo WATANABE - talks about Japan's future.] Scenes shown of Prime Min. Noboru Takeshita visiting funeral site.

Daniels, Faith;
Morton, Bruce

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