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Special Segment (The Japanese) #527902

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Yokosuka, Japan) Controversial issue of national rearmament in Japan in light of its World War II atom bomb experiences with Hiroshima, Nagasaki examined; Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's stance on issue explained. Past US efforts to prevent Japan from military build-up and current approach to increasing its national defense forces discussed; World War II era films of Imperial fleet and Pearl Harbor shown. [Admiral William CROWE, Junior - notes military importance of Japan to US.] Japan mentioned currently product F-15s under license to McDonnell Douglas.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' explanation of President Reagan's approach to jet lag on Asia tour outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Utley, Garrick

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