NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 24, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: George Lewis) Funeral ceremonies of Japan's Emperor Hirohito examined; details given, scenes shown. Emperor Akihito quoted re: his father. President and Barbara Bush shown at services. Radicals shown protesting Hirohito's funeral; details given. Many Japanese noted viewing day as holiday.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Personal items entombed with Hirohito listed; rice paper painting of burial procession shown.
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