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Showa, Japan / (Part II) #325717

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 24, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Showa, Japan: Charles Kuralt) Japan noted becoming more urban in nature. [Flower grower Akio KONKEI - (thru translator) comments on leaving Tokyo for village of Showa, Japan.] Japanese noted calling those who return to their villages "u-turns." [Showa mayor Kogi BABA - (thru translator) wishes for more u-turns.] General Doug. MacArthur's land reform laws in Japan discussed. [BABA - (thru translator) comments on land reform.] [MAN - (thru translator) comments on owning land.] Young villagers noted leaving Showa to seek fortunes in cities. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on her children leaving.] [KONKEI - (thru translator) comments on youth bringing innovations to village; praises American values.]

Rather, Dan;
Kuralt, Charles

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