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Japan-US Relations / Akihito #325714

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 24, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Contributions of Emperor Meiji to Japan's history recalled; Emperor Akihito and President Bush mentioned. Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Susan Spencer) Emperor Akihito featured; details given, scenes shown. [Former ambassador to Japan Edwin REISCHAUER - comments on Akihito.] Akihito reported attempting to meet all world leaders who are attending Hirohito's funeral. [Pacific Basin Institution spokesperson Frank GIBNEY - praises Akihito.] [Akhito's tutor Elizabeth Gray VINING - comments on Akihito.] Akihito's selection of wife Michiko recalled; details given of their lives together.

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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