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Ford / Japan #474200

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1974
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(Tokyo, Japan) Japan and United States issue joint communique at President' last meeting with Prime Min. Kakuei Tanaka; details outlined. Ford makes ntly. televised speech. [FORD - believes Japan and United States provide model for cooperation in dealing with new difficulties facing both cntrys. Reaffirms United States foreign policy with Japan.] Communique glosses over problem of American ships allegedly carrying nuclear weapons while in Japanese waters.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Critical issues discussed in general with Japanese officials. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger states little detailed discussion undertaken. [KISSINGER - praises spirit of talks and hospitality.] Most of trip designed to give Ford maximum exposure on TV. Ford hosts state dinner for emperor and family. [FORD - praises close relationship between Japan and US.] Tomorrow, Ford to sightsee and sit down to traditional Japanese meal tomorrow night.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) John Chancellor to have more on President' day in Japan later in broadcast.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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