CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Tokyo: Bill Whitaker) Controversy in Japan over charges that American Samoa-born sumo wrestler Konishiki is being discriminated against for being a foreigner featured; scenes shown from the sumo ring. [KONISHIKI - comments.] [Sportswriter Dave WIGGINS - talks about sumo's officialdom.] [Sumo artist Lynn MATSUOKA - talks about sumo's tradition.] View of this issue as a test on how open or closed Japan is at a time of strained relations with the United States noted.
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