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Japan / US #516921

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1981
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(Studio) Japan-United States relations said in turmoil. Sinking of freighter by United States submarine and disclosure that United States ships carrying nuclear weapons enter Japan ports recalled. In 1960's United States said to have kept ship heavily stocked with nuclear bombs within 200 yrds. of Japan coast. Effect on Suzuki government considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Yokusuka, Japan) Protest at Yokusuka, Japan, reported, shown. Said socialist inspired. Issue involving United States ships' accidental cutting of fishing lines noted. Nuclear issue said still toughest. Parliament scenes shown. Zenko Suzuki's actions noted. Resignation of foreign minister Masayoshi Ito recalled. Exchange between guard and sailor with regard to United States as Japan's defender shown.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

Mudd, Roger;
Upshaw, Jim

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