NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush reported attending Emperor Hirohito's funeral in Japan. Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: George Lewis) Sec. for Hirohito's burial featured; details given. Radical student group Middle Four Faction, accused of attempting to fire rockets at Tokyo economy summit in 1985, reported threatening to disrupt Hirohito's burial. [For. minister spokesperson Seiichi KONDO - comments on security measures.] Burial route discussed; security forces shown practicing.
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