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Japan / Hirohito Funeral #325689

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 23, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Preparations for burial of late Emperor Hirohito discussed. President Bush noted honored guest at funeral. Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Lesley Stahl) Impt. of Bush's attendance of funeral noted. Bush's problems (i.e., Defense Secretary-designate John Tower's troubled nom. and USSR general Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's peace moves in Mideast) discussed. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER, Secretary of State James BAKER - comment on United States and USSR foreign policy in Mideast.] Bush noted getting acquainted with other world leaders while in Tokyo. [Japan scholar Martin WEINSTEIN - comments.] [FITZWATER - comments on jet lag.]

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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