CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 12, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Congress reported voting compensation for Japanese-American survivors of World War II internment camps one year ago. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Scott Pelley) Protest by former internees of delay in reparation payments featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles, California; historical scenes of camps shown. [Bernadette MISHIMARA - says policy must be supported by something tangible.] President Reagan shown signing bill in 1988. [Justice Department Robert BRATT - says several programs are competing for scarce dollars.] [MISHIMARA - responds.] [BRATT - comments on American justice system.] Dying off of internees noted.
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