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Japan / Hirohito Funeral #567032

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: George Lewis) Japanese preparations for burial of late Emperor Hirohito featured; details given, scenes shown. [For. minister protocol spokesperson Chioko TARANISHI, Yoko YAJIMA - comment on appropriate clothes for funeral.] Prime Min. Noboru Takeshita shown inspecting ceremony site. Sec. questions examined. President Bush noted given best hotel suite in Tokyo. [YAJIMA - comments on where Bush will sit at funeral.] [TARANISHI - comments on solemnity of burial.]

Utley, Garrick;
Lewis, George

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