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Assignment (Okinawa: Longer Lives) Part II #381436

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 12, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Oogimi Village, Okinawa: Barry Petersen) Long life expectancy of Japanese featured; scenes shown in Oogimi Village, Okinawa, of a birthday party for 85-year-old Toyohiri Tahi; charts shown of difference in diet of Westerners and Oogimi villagers, and of cholesterol levels of villagers. [TAJI (thru translator) - says he will win some medals at the Asian Games.] [Professor Kazihiko TIRA - explains role of diet in longevity.] [Two VILLAGERS (thru translator) - comment.]

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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