NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 20, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Martin Fletcher) Japanese tanker captain Aramaki Seiji shown praying to the company god for protection in Persian Gulf. Japanese spiritual beliefs discussed; scenes shown. Absence noted of military protection for Japanese. Precautions taken by Japanese cited; scenes shown. Persian Gulf war death toll &damage to the Sea Isle City cited. [Sailor's WIFE - says it's frightening but tries to keep calm.] Captain Seiji's optimism noted.
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