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Persian Gulf Crisis / Japan's Role #577412

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Diana Koricke) Proposal from Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu to change Japanese policy and send non-combat military troops to Persian Gulf featured. [Retired rear admiral Tadashi TAJIRI - (thru translator) says time has come to send troops overseas.] Deep streak of pacifism in Japan that lingers after defeat in World War II outlined; historical film shown from era when General Douglas MacArthur put legal choke hold on Japanese constitution. [MAN - (thru translator) says we should send people, not troops.] [Opposition politician Masao KUNIHIRO - comments on past history.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Koricke, Diana

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