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Dawn of A New Era (Part II) #325672

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 21, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) General Doug. MacArthur's occupation of Japan reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Historic meeting between late Emperor Hirohito and MacArthur recalled. [During pre-recorded interview, MacArthur's aide Fobian BOWERS - describes meeting; quotes MacArthur.] Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Bob Simon) United States occupation during period after World War II reviewed; details given, historic scenes shown. [Soldiers who remained in Japan, Holloway BROWN, Herb PASSEN - comment on treatment by Japanese.] [Musician Toshia AITO - recalls playing for American soldiers.] [Daughter of then-prime minister of Japan, Kasuko ASO - recalls impact of occupation upon her father.] [Ex-soldier Nick ZAPETTI - comments on marriage to Japanese girl.] Goals of occupation listed. [Writer Marcel GRILLI, ASO - comment on occupation.] [PASSEN, ZAPETTI -comment on changing Japanese attitudes toward Americans]

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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